Lesser tufted-tailed rat

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Lesser tufted-tailed rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Eliurus
Species: E. minor
Binomial name
Eliurus minor
Major, 1896
Eliurus minor range map.svg
Lesser tufted-tailed rat range

The lesser tufted-tailed rat (Eliurus minor) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found only in Madagascar.


  • Baillie, J. 1996. Eliurus minor. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.