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Eliomys munbyanus  (Pomel, 1856)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 951304

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bifa lerotina Lataste, 1885
    Eliomys lerotinus tunetae Thomas, 1903
    Eliomys lerotinus occidentalis Thomas, 1903
    Eliomys quercinus denticulatus Ranck, 1968
  Common Name(s): Maghreb Garden Dormouse [English]
  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  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilyGliridae Muirhead, 1819 – Dormice  
                                        SubfamilyLeithiinae Lydekker, 1896  
                                           GenusEliomys Wagner, 1840 – Garden Dormice  
                                              SpeciesEliomys munbyanus (Pomel, 1856) – Maghreb Garden Dormouse  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1951   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: Eliomys munbyanus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Gliridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 819-841   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Eliomys munbyanus, Maghreb Garden Dormouse [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Comments: See comments under E. melanurus regarding data supporting recognition of E. munbyanus, and for discussion of geographic distributions of the two species. Morphological taxonomic study of circum-Mediterranean populations reported by Krystufek and Kraft (1997). Comparative study of African populations by Kahmann and Thoms (1973b). Comparisons of North African E. melanurus population with North African E. munbyanus populations, including descriptions of type specimens, karyotypes, color plates...  



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