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Vandeleuria oleracea  (Bennett, 1832)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585611

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mus badius Blyth, 1859
    Vandeleuria dumecolus (Hodgson, 1841)
    Mus dumeticola Hodgson, 1845
    Mus povensis Hodgson, 1845
    Vandeleuria rubida Thomas, 1914
    Vandeleuria sibylla Thomas, 1914
    Vandeleuria wroughtoni Ryley, 1914
    Vandeleuria oleracea marica Thomas, 1915
    Vandeleuria oleracea modesta Thomas, 1914
    Vandeleuria dumeticola scandens Osgood, 1932
    Vandeleuria oleracea spadicea Ryley, 1914
  Common Name(s): Indomalayan Vandeleuria [English]
    Palm Mouse [English]
    Indian Long-tailed Tree Mouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusVandeleuria Gray, 1842 – Long-tailed Climbing Mice  
                                                 SpeciesVandeleuria oleracea (Bennett, 1832) – Indomalayan Vandeleuria, Palm Mouse, Indian Long-tailed Tree Mouse  

  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Vandeleuria oleracea    
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Vandeleuria oleracea    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946, 2nd edition   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: Alden Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0565004484   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Vandeleuria oleracea, Indian Long-tailed Tree Mouse [English], Palm Mouse [English]   
  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   
  Reference for: Vandeleuria oleracea, Indomalayan Vandeleuria [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Vandeleuria oleracea   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Musser and Carleton (1993) noted that 'oleracea is possibly a composite of species, and despite Agrawal and Chakraborty's (1980) review of geographic variation, needs careful systematic revision.' Chromosomal features vary geographically: 2n = 26 or 28 for N, NE and E Thailand samples (Gropp et al., 1972; Winking et al., 1979); 2n = 29 for N India sample (Sharma and Raman, 1972), and 2n = 28 for SW India (Prakash and Aswathanarayana, 1973, 1976). Agrawal (2000) reviewed Indian populations, ...  



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