Arvicanthis niloticus

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Arvicanthis niloticus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Muroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea

Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Arvicanthis
Species: Arvicanthis niloticus

Type locality: Egypt

Name[edit]

References[edit]

  • Arvicanthis niloticus in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
  • Dobigny G, Tatard C, Gauthier P, Khalilou Ba, Duplantier J-M, Granjon, L. and Kergoat, G.J. 2013. Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genes-Based Phylogeography of Arvicanthis niloticus (Murinae) and Sub-Saharan Open Habitats Pleistocene History. PLoS ONE 8(11). PDF 1,9 MB
  • Granjon, L., Houssin, C., Lecompte, É., Angaya, M., César, J., Cornette, R., Dobigny, G. and Denys, C. 2004. Community ecology of the terrestrial small mammals of Zakouma National Park, Chad. Acta Theriologica 49: 215-234.
  • V. Volobouev, E. Viegas-Páquignot, M. Lombard, F. Petter, J. M. Duplantier, B. Dutrillaux: Chromosomal evidence for a polytypic structure of Arvicanthis niloticus (Rodentia, Muridae) doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.1988.tb00317.x

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Nilratte, Nil-Grasratte
English: African grass rat, Nile grass rat, African Arvicanthis