Rock dormouse

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Rock Dormouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Graphiurus
Species: G. platyops
Binomial name
Graphiurus platyops
Thomas, 1897

The Rock Dormouse (Graphiurus platyops) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

References[change | change source]

  • Grubb, P. 2004. Graphiurus platyops. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 July 2007.
  • 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.