Gray brush-furred rat

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Gray brush-furred rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lophuromys
Species: L. aquilus
Binomial name
Lophuromys aquilus
(True, 1892)

cinereus Dieterlan & Gelmroth

The gray brush-furred rat (Lophuromys aquilus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical swamps, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.