Fire-bellied brush-furred rat

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Fire-bellied brush-furred rat
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lophuromys
Species: L. nudicaudus
Binomial name
Lophuromys nudicaudus
Heller, 1911

The fire-bellied brush-furred rat (Lophuromys nudicaudus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[1] It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.[2]


  1. ^ Dieterlen, F. 2004. Lophuromys nudicaudus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 9 July 2007.
  2. ^ 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