Kellen's dormouse

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

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


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.


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


  • 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.