Yellow-bellied brush-furred rat

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Yellow-bellied brush-furred rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lophuromys
Species: L. luteogaster
Binomial name
Lophuromys luteogaster
Dieterlen, 1975

The yellow-bellied brush-furred rat (Lophuromys luteogaster) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It has been recorded from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. It lives in rainforest and swamps. Although the species is considered to be arre, there do not seem to be any extant major threats to the population, and it is classified as Least Concern by the IUCN.[1]


  1. ^ a b Cassola, F. (2016). "Lophuromys luteogaster". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T12354A22407410. Retrieved 26 March 2017.