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Muscardinus avellanarius (hazel dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Taxonomy
Mus avellanarius was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Muscardinus avellanarius by Thomas (1911) and Daams and de Bruijn (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mus avellanarius Linnaeus p. 62
1911Muscardinus avellanarius Thomas p. 147
1995Muscardinus avellanarius Daams and de Bruijn p. 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
familyGliridaeMuirhead 1819
subfamilyGlirinaeThomas 1897
genusMuscardinusKaup 1829
speciesavellanarius()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. Linnaeus 1758Mus cauda elongata pilosa, corpore rufo, gula albicante