Nagtglas's African dormouse

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Nagtglas's African dormouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Graphiurus
G. nagtglasii
Binomial name
Graphiurus nagtglasii
Jentink, 1888

The Nagtglas's African dormouse (Graphiurus nagtglasii) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and possibly Gabon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical, moist, lowland forests. The rodent is named after Cornelis Nagtglas.


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