Neumann's grass rat

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Neumann's grass rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Arvicanthis
Species: A. neumanni
Binomial name
Arvicanthis neumanni
(Matschie, 1894)
Synonyms

somalicus Thomas, 1903

Neumann's grass rat (Arvicanthis neumanni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and possibly Kenya. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

References[edit]

  • Boitani, L. 2004. Arvicanthis somalicus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • 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.