Kellen's dormouse

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Kellen's dormouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Graphiurus
Species: G. kelleni
Binomial name
Graphiurus kelleni
(Reuvens, 1890)
Synonyms
  • Graphiurus olga (Thomas, 1925)
  • Graphiurus parvus (True, 1893)

Kellen's dormouse (Graphiurus kelleni) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family.

Distribution[edit]

It is found in Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Habitat[edit]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, dry forests and moist and dry savanna.

References[edit]

  • Holden, M. E.. 2005. Family Gliridae. pp. 819–841 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Schlitter, D. & Grubb, P. 2008. Graphiurus kelleni. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 August 2009.