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Hemicentetes nigriceps  Günther, 1875
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709713

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Highland Streaked Tenrec [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  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderAfrosoricida Stanhope, 1998  
                                  SuborderTenrecomorpha Butler, 1972  
                                     FamilyTenrecidae Gray, 1821  
                                        SubfamilyTenrecinae Gray, 1821  
                                           GenusHemicentetes Mivart, 1871  
                                              SpeciesHemicentetes nigriceps Günther, 1875 – Highland Streaked Tenrec  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Hemicentetes nigriceps, Highland Streaked Tenrec [English]   

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  Comment: Comments: Distinguished from H. semispinosus by craniodental features (Butler, 1941; Dobson, 1882a) and treated as a distinct species by Eisenberg and Gould (1970). Considered to be a subspecies of H. semispinosus (Genest and Petter, 1975; Hutterer, 1993a). Recorded sympatrically with H. semispinosus (Goodman et al., 2000)  



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