Gregarious short-tailed rat

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Gregarious short-tailed rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Brachyuromys
B. ramirohitra
Binomial name
Brachyuromys ramirohitra
Major, 1896
Brachyuromys ramirohitra range map.svg
Gregarious short-tailed rat range

The gregarious short-tailed rat (Brachyuromys ramirohitra) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found only in Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.


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