Ruwenzori thicket rat

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Ruwenzori thicket rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Grammomys
Species: G. ibeanus
Binomial name
Grammomys ibeanus
(Osgood, 1910)

The Ruwenzori thicket rat (Grammomys ibeanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Kenya, Malawi, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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  • 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.