Black-clawed brush-furred rat

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Black-clawed brush-furred rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lophuromys
Species: L. melanonyx
Binomial name
Lophuromys melanonyx
Petter, 1972

The black-clawed brush-furred rat (Lophuromys melanonyx) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Ethiopia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.