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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: Thallomys
Species: T. loringi - T. nigricauda - T. paedulcus - T. shortridgei

Name

Thallomys Thomas, 1920

References

* Thallomys 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

Type species: Mus nigricauda Thomas, 1882

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

Loring's rat (Thallomys loringi)
Black-tailed tree rat (Thallomys nigricauda)
Acacia rat (Thallomys paedulcus)
Shortridge's rat (Thallomys shortridgei)

References

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.

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