Littledale's whistling rat

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Littledale's whistling rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Parotomys
Species: P. littledalei
Binomial name
Parotomys littledalei
Thomas, 1918

Littledale's whistling rat (Parotomys littledalei) is one of two species of Murid rodent in the genus Parotomys. It is found in Namibia and South Africa. Its natural habitats are temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and temperate desert.


  1. ^ Coetzee, N.; Griffin, M. (2008). "Parotomys littledalei". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T16271A5594420. Retrieved 6 August 2016.