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Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Malacomys
Milne-Edwards, 1877

Malacomys cansdalei
Malacomys edwardsi
Malacomys longipes

Malacomys is a small genus of rodent in the family Muridae endemic to Africa. It contains the following three species:


  • 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.