Silent dormouse

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Silent dormouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Graphiurus
G. surdus
Binomial name
Graphiurus surdus
Dollman, 1912

The silent dormouse (Graphiurus surdus) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


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