Four-toed rice tenrec

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Four-toed rice tenrec[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Suborder: Tenrecomorpha
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Oryzorictes
Species:
O. tetradactylus
Binomial name
Oryzorictes tetradactylus
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 family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, 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 (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 75. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Stephenson, P.J.; Soarimalala, V.; Goodman, S. (2016). "Oryzorictes tetradactylus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T40591A97203290. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T40591A97203290.en. Retrieved 14 December 2019.