Grant's rock mouse

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Grant's rock mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Aethomys
Species: A. granti
Binomial name
Aethomys granti
(Wroughton, 1908)
Synonyms

Micaelamys granti
Rattus granti

Grant's rock mouse or Grant's rock rat (Aethomys granti) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae[2] found only in South Africa. It is sometimes included in the genus Micaelamys. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and rocky areas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boitani, L. (2008). Aethomys granti. 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: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.