Jentink's dormouse

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Jentink's dormouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Graphiurus
Species: G. crassicaudatus
Binomial name
Graphiurus crassicaudatus
(Jentink, 1888)

Jentink's dormouse (Graphiurus crassicaudatus) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae. It is found in Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Togo, and possibly Benin, Equatorial Guinea, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical, moist lowland forests.


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