Medium-tailed brush-furred rat

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Medium-tailed brush-furred rat
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lophuromys
Species: L. medicaudatus
Binomial name
Lophuromys medicaudatus
Dieterlen, 1975

The medium-tailed brush-furred rat (Lophuromys medicaudatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It has been recorded from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. It lives in rainforest and swamps. It is a rare species which is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

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  1. ^ Dieterlen, F. 2008. Lophuromys medicaudatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Downloaded on 07 August 2015.

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