Thicket rat

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Thicket rats
Temporal range: Late Pleistocene to Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Thamnomys
Thomas, 1907

Thamnomys kempi
Thamnomys major
Thamnomys venustus

The thicket rats, genus Thamnomys, are a group of Old World rats from East Central Africa.



  • 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.