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Lophuromys dieterleni  W. Verheyen, Hulselmans, Colyn and Hutterer, 1997
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970766

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Mount Oku Brush-furred Rat [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyDeomyinae Thomas, 1888  
                                              GenusLophuromys Peters, 1874 – Brush-furred Rats  
                                                 SubgenusLophuromys (Lophuromys) Peters, 1874  
                                                    SpeciesLophuromys dieterleni W. Verheyen, Hulselmans, Colyn and Hutterer, 1997 – Mount Oku Brush-furred Rat  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Reference for: Lophuromys dieterleni, Mount Oku Brush-furred Rat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Subgenus Lophuromys, L. aquilus species group (W. Verheyen et al., 2002). Apparently phylogenetically most closely allied with L. eisentrauti from nearby Mt Lefo (W. Verheyen et al., 1997). Holotypes of L. eisentrauti, L. dieterleni, Mt Elgon L. rubecula, and montane Kenyan L. zena cluster with samples of L. chrysopus, suggesting all represent the same species, a possibility requiring testing by analyses of morphometric, chromosomal, and molecular variation in geographic samples from the re...  
 

 

   

 
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