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Voalavo  Carleton and Goodman, 1998
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970220

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 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  
                                        FamilyNesomyidae Forsyth Major, 1897  
                                           SubfamilyNesomyinae Forsyth Major, 1897  
                                              GenusVoalavo Carleton and Goodman, 1998  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Voalavo antsahabensis Goodman et al., 2005  
                                                 Species Voalavo gymnocaudus Carleton and Goodman, 1998 – Naked-tailed Voalavo 
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Goodman, Steven M., Daniel Rakotondravony, Hary N. Randriamanantsoa, and Marlène Rakotomalala-Raz...  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new species of rodent from the montane forest of central eastern Madagascar (Muridae: Nesomyinae: Voalavo)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 118, no. 4   
  Page(s): 863-873   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
  Notes: Online ISSN: 1943-6327. DOI: 10.2988/0006-324X(2005)118[863:ANSORF]2.0.CO;2   
  Reference for: Voalavo   
       
  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: Voalavo   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Sister genus to Eliurus based on morphological features (Carleton and Goodman, 1998). Generic status questioned by phylogenetic study of cytochrome b data, in which Voalavo gymnocaudus is grouped as sister species to Eliurus grandidieri, the two forming a basal clade to all other Eliurus (Jansa et al., 1999)  
 

 

   

 
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