The Angolan vlei rat (Otomys anchietae) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Angola. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Angolan vlei rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Otomys
O. anchietae
Binomial name
Otomys anchietae
Bocage, 1882


  1. ^ Taylor, P.J.; Maree, S. (2008). "Otomys anchietae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T15651A4956235. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T15651A4956235.en.