Zelotomys

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Zelotomys
Temporal range: Late Pliocene to Recent
Zelotomys woosnami (cropped)2.jpg
Zelotomys woosnami
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Zelotomys
Osgood, 1910
Species

2

Zelotomys is a genus of rodents in the subfamily Murinae, the Old World rats and mice. They are known commonly as the broad-headed mice.[1] They are native to Africa.

There are two species.[2]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zelotomys. Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
  2. ^ Nicolas, V., et al. (2012). Assessment of three mitochondrial genes (16S, Cytb, CO1) for identifying species in the Praomyini tribe (Rodentia: Muridae). PLoS ONE, 7(5), e36586.