Issel's groove-toothed swamp rat

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Issel's groove-toothed swamp rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Pelomys
Species: P. isseli
Binomial name
Pelomys isseli
(de Beaux, 1924)

Issel's groove-toothed swamp rat (Pelomys isseli) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Uganda. Its natural habitats are arable land and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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