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Temporal range: Early Pliocene - Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Pelomys
Peters, 1852

Pelomys campanae
Pelomys fallax
Pelomys hopkinsi
Pelomys isseli
Pelomys minor

Pelomys is a genus of rodent in the family Muridae endemic to Africa. It contains the following 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.