Fox's shaggy rat

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Fox's shaggy rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Dasymys
Species: D. foxi
Binomial name
Dasymys foxi
Thomas, 1912

Fox's shaggy rat (Dasymys foxi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Nigeria. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swampland, and plantations . It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kennerley, R. & Taylor, P. (2017). "Dasymys foxi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T6268A22436384. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T6268A22436384.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017.