Four-toed rice tenrec

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Four-toed rice tenrec[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Oryzorictes
Subgenus: Nesoryctes
Species: O. tetradactylus
Binomial name
Oryzorictes tetradactylus
Milne-Edwards & A. Grandidier, 1882
Oryzorictes tetradactylus range map.svg
Four-toed rice tenrec range
Synonyms

Oryzorictes teradactylus (orth. error)

The four-toed rice tenrec (Oryzorictes tetradactylus) is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and swamps.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bronner, G. N.; Jenkins, P. D. (2005). "Order Afrosoricida". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 75. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Afrotheria Specialist Group (Tenrec Section), Goodman, S., Jenkins, P. & Olson, L. (2008). Oryzorictes tetradactylus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.