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Thallomys is a genus of rodent in the family Muridae endemic to Africa.[1] It contains four species:

Black-tailed Tree Rat (Thallomys nigricauda) with young (6854291852).jpg
Black-tailed tree rat (Thallomys nigricauda)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Thallomys
Thomas, 1920


  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.