Stone dormouse

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Stone Dormouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Graphiurus
Species: G. rupicola
Binomial name
Graphiurus rupicola
(Thomas & Hinton, 1925)

The Stone Dormouse (Graphiurus rupicola) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family. It is found in Namibia, South Africa, and sometimes in Angola. Its natural habitat is rocky areas.

References[change | change 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. & Coetzee, N. 2004. Graphiurus rupicola. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 July 2007.