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Stenocephalemys albipes  (Rüppell, 1842)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970905

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Myomys albipes (Rüppell, 1842)
  Common Name(s): White-footed Stenocephalemys [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 – mammifčres, 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  
                                              GenusStenocephalemys Frick, 1914 – Ethiopian Narrow-headed Rats  
                                                 SpeciesStenocephalemys albipes (Rüppell, 1842) – White-footed Stenocephalemys  

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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: Stenocephalemys albipes, White-footed Stenocephalemys [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt) as Myomys albipes  
    Comments: Usually listed as either a species of Myomys (G. M. Allen, 1939), Myomyscus (D. H. S. Davis, 1965), or Praomys (Yalden et al., 1976, 1996). Morphometric traits related albipes closely to species of Stenocephalemys and what was described as Praomys ruppi (Van der Straeten and Dieterlen, 1983). Furthermore, qualitative external, cranial (see Rupp, 1980: Fig. 5), and molar (see illustrations in Misonne, 1969) features of albipes are more similar to species of Stenocephalemys than to other spec...  



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