Arvicanthis

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Arvicanthis
Temporal range: Early Pliocene Recent
Arvicanthis niloticus.jpg
Arvicanthis niloticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Arvicanthis
Lesson, 1842
Species

Arvicanthis abyssinicus
Arvicanthis ansorgei
Arvicanthis blicki
Arvicanthis nairobae
Arvicanthis neumanni
Arvicanthis niloticus
Arvicanthis rufinus

Arvicanthis is a genus of rodent from Africa. They are commonly referred to as unstriped grass mice, unstriped grass rats, and kusu rats.

Species[edit]

Genus Arvicanthis - unstriped grass mice

References[edit]

  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.