Neumann's grass rat

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Neumann's grass rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Arvicanthis
Species: A. neumanni
Binomial name
Arvicanthis neumanni
(Matschie, 1894)

somalicus Thomas, 1903

Neumann's grass rat (Arvicanthis neumanni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and possibly Kenya. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.


  • Boitani, L. 2004. Arvicanthis somalicus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • 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.