Tinfields rock rat

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Tinfields rock rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Aethomys
Species: A. stannarius
Binomial name
Aethomys stannarius
(Thomas, 1913)

The Tinfields rock rat (Aethomys stannarius) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2] It is found in Cameroon and Nigeria. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.


  1. ^ Boitani, L., Taylor, P.J. & Agwanda, B. (2008). Aethomys stannarius. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 February 2009.
  2. ^ Musser, G. G.; Carleton, M. D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.