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Calomyscus elburzensis  Goodwin, 1939
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970569

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Goodwin's Calomyscus [English]
    Elburz Vesper 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  
                                        FamilyCalomyscidae Vorontsov and Potapova, 1979  
                                           GenusCalomyscus Thomas, 1905 – Mouse-like Hamsters  
                                              SpeciesCalomyscus elburzensis Goodwin, 1939 – Goodwin's Calomyscus, Elburz Vesper Mouse  

  Reference for:    
  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: Calomyscus elburzensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Goodwin, George G.  
  Publication Date: 1939   
  Article/Chapter Title: Five new rodents from the eastern Elburz Mountains and a new race of hare from Teheran   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no. 1050   
  Page(s): 1-6   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0082   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description, Elburz Vesper 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: Calomyscus elburzensis, Goodwin's Calomyscus [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  



  Comment: Comments: Included in C. mystax by Vorontsov et al. (1979; see that account) but recognized as a separate species by Pavlinov and Rossolimo (1998). Samples from C and E Kopet-Dag Mtns in S Turkmenistan and NE Iran (2n = 44, FN = 58; Graphodatsky et al., 2000) were first reported as Calomyscus sp. (Meyer and Malikov, 1995) and then described as C. firiusaensis (Meyer and Malikov, 2000). Specimens from C and W Kopet-Dag Mtns and Little Balkhan Mtn (2n = 30, FN = 44; Graphodatsky et al., 2000) were repo...  
    In Wilson and Reeder (2005) the publication date of Calomyscus elburzensis Goodwin, 1939 (original publication American Museum Novitates, no. 1050) was incorrectly cited as 1938  



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