Webb's tufted-tailed rat

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Webb's tufted-tailed rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Eliurus
Species: E. webbi
Binomial name
Eliurus webbi
Ellerman, 1949
Eliurus webbi range map.svg
Webb's tufted-tailed rat range

Webb's tufted-tailed rat (Eliurus webbi) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found only in Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • Baillie, J. 1996. Eliurus webbi. 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.