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Myomyscus brockmani  (Thomas, 1908)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970859

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mus niveiventris Osgood, 1910
    Epimys ulae Heller, 1910
    Mus niveiventris subfuscus Osgood, 1910
  Common Name(s): Brockman's Myomyscus [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                              GenusMyomyscus Shortridge, 1942  
                                                 SpeciesMyomyscus brockmani (Thomas, 1908) – Brockman's Myomyscus  

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  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: Myomyscus brockmani, Brockman's Myomyscus [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Comments: Chromosomal and immunological data indicate close relationship with species of Mastomys (Qumsiyeh et al., 1990), an alliance also suggested by analyses of mtDNA cytochrome b sequences (Lecompte et al., 2002b). Analyses of nuclear IRBP gene sequences, however, indicates brockmani, along with M. yemeni, to be closely allied to species of Stenocephalemys and should be included in that genus (Lecompte, 2003). Spermatozoal morphology described by Baskovich and Lavrenchenko (1995, as fumatus). Th...  



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