Hinde's rock rat

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Hinde's rock rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Aethomys
Species: A. hindei
Binomial name
Aethomys hindei
(Thomas, 1902)

Hinde's rock rat (Aethomys hindei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae[2] found in Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.


  1. ^ Agwanda, B. (2008). "Aethomys hindei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 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.