Ochre mole-rat

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The Ochre mole-rat (Fukomys ochraceocinereus) is a species of rodent in the family Bathyergidae. It is found in Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, caves, and arable land.

Ochre mole-rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Bathyergidae
Genus: Fukomys
Species:
F. ochraceocinereus
Binomial name
Fukomys ochraceocinereus
(Heuglin, 1864)
Synonyms

Cryptomys ochraceocinereus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maree, S. & Faulkes, C. (2008). "Cryptomys ochraceocinereus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  • Woods, C. A. and C. W. Kilpatrick. 2005. pp 1538–1600 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.