Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat

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Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Stenocephalemys
Species: S. griseicauda
Binomial name
Stenocephalemys griseicauda
Petter, 1972

The gray-tailed narrow-headed rat (Stenocephalemys griseicauda) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Lavrenchenko, L. & Corti, M. (2016). "Stenocephalemys griseicauda". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T20741A115159785. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T20741A22428816.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017.