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|African karoo rats|
Myotomys is a genus of African Karoo rats that inhabit the Karoo, a semi-desert region in the southern portion of the African continent. Previously placed in the genus Otomys, they are sometimes referred to as vlei rats.
- Sloggett's vlei rat (Rock Karoo rat, Ice rat), Myotomys sloggetti 
- Bush vlei rat, Myotomys unisulcatus 
- 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.
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