Mount Cameroon brush-furred rat

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Mount Cameroon brush-furred rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lophuromys
L. roseveari
Binomial name
Lophuromys roseveari
Verheyen, Huselmans, Colyn & Hutterer, 1997

The Mount Cameroon brush-furred rat or Roseveari's brush-furred mouse (Lophuromys roseveari) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Cameroon. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, plantations, and rural gardens.


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