Lorrain Dormouse

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Lorrain Dormouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Graphiurus
Species: G. lorraineus
Binomial name
Graphiurus lorraineus
Dollman, 1910

The Lorrain Dormouse (Graphiurus lorraineus) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, and plantations .

References[change | edit source]

  • 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. 2004. Graphiurus lorraineus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 July 2007.