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Temporal range: Early Pliocene - recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Subfamily: Cricetomyinae
Tribe: Saccostomurini
Musser & Carleton, 2005
Genus: Saccostomus
Peters, 1846

Saccostomus campestris
Saccostomus mearnsi

Saccostomus is a genus of rodent in the Nesomyidae family. 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.