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Cercartetus nanus nanus  (Desmarest, 1818)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709562

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                            InfraclassMetatheria Huxley, 1880  
                               OrderDiprotodontia Owen, 1866  
                                  SuborderPhalangeriformes Szalay in Archer (ed.), 1982  
                                     SuperfamilyPhalangeroidea Thomas, 1888  
                                        FamilyBurramyidae Broom, 1898  
                                           GenusCercartetus Gloger, 1841 – pygmy possums  
                                              SpeciesCercartetus nanus (Desmarest, 1818) – Eastern Pygmy Possum  
                                                 SubspeciesCercartetus nanus nanus (Desmarest, 1818)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Osborne, M. J., and L. Christidis  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics and biogeography of pygmy possums (Burramyidae : Cercartetus)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Australian Journal of Zoology, vol. 50, no. 1   
  Page(s): 25-37   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-959X   
  Reference for: Cercartetus nanus nanus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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: Cercartetus nanus nanus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  






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