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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
AnAge database Family
Anage Data Family
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Family
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
Biopix Family
Number of DNA and specimen records in GGBN Family
  • Gliridae
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Gliridae
Environments Family
Environments Family
Environments Family
IUCN Red List Family
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Family
Monthly ARKive text import Family
Mammal life history Family
Mammalia Family
Mammals Resource Family
Monthly ARKive text import Family
Number of pages in BHL Family
  • Gliridae
Number of records in GBIF Family
  • Gliridae
Number of sequences in GenBank Family
  • Gliridae
Number of specimens with sequence in BOLDS Family
  • Gliridae
Paleo DB Families
  • Gliridae
Paleo DB Families
  • Myoxidae
Paleobiology Database
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Family
South African Vertebrates
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Family
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Family
IUCN Structured Data Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Family

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