Mianzini African mole-rat

The Mianzini mole-rat or Mianzini African mole-rat (Tachyoryctes annectens) is a species of rodent in the family Spalacidae endemic to Kenya. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, pastureland, and rural gardens. Some taxonomic authorities consider it to be conspecific with the East African mole-rat.

Mianzini African mole-rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Spalacidae
Genus: Tachyoryctes
T. annectens
Binomial name
Tachyoryctes annectens
(Thomas, 1891)[1]


  1. ^ Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.