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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea
Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Arvicanthis
Species: A. abyssinicus - A. ansorgei - A. blicki - A. nairobae - A. neumanni - A. niloticus - A. rufinus


Arvicanthis Lesson, 1842

Vernacular names


* Arvicanthis on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder


Arvicanthis is a genus of rodent from Africa. They are commonly referred to as unstriped grass mice, unstriped grass rats, and kusu rats


Genus Arvicanthis - unstriped grass mice

* Abyssinian Grass Rat, Arvicanthis abyssinicus Rüppell, 1842
* Sudanian Grass Rat, Arvicanthis ansorgei Thomas, 1910
* Blick's Grass Rat, Arvicanthis blicki Frick, 1914
* Nairobi Grass Rat, Arvicanthis nairobae J. A. Allen, 1909
* Neumann's Grass Rat, Arvicanthis neumanni Matschie, 1894
* African Grass Rat, Arvicanthis niloticus É. Geoffroy, 1803
* Guinean Grass Rat, Arvicanthis rufinus Temminck, 1853


* Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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