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Dendromus kahuziensis Dieterlen, 1969:348

Mt. Kahuzi climbing mouse, Mount Kahuzi African climbing mouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 21 January 1972?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

DR Congo

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: SMNS 14733 (adult male, skin & skull)

Type locality: D. R. Congo, Kahuzi, Bitale-Buloho (Parc National de Kahuzi-Biega) (fide Dieterlen, 2013)

Paratype: SMNS 22320 (adult female, skin & skull)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Dieterlen, Fritz. (1969). Dendromus kahuziensis (Dendromurinae; Cricetidae; Rodentia) - eine neue Artaus Zentralafrika. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 34: 348-353.

 

Other references:

Dieterlan, Fritz. (1976). Zweiter Fund von Dendromus kahuziensis (Dendromurinae; Cricetidae; Rodentia) und weitere Dendromus- Fänge im Kivu- Hochland oberhalb 2000 m. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Serie A (Biologie) 286: 1-5.

Dieterlen. Fritz. (2008). Dendromus kahuziensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 03 March 2014.

Dieterlen. Fritz, Turni, Hendrik and Marquart, Kathrin. (2013). Type specimens of mammals in the collection of the Museum of Natural History Stuttgart. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde A, Neue Serie 6: 291-303.

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