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SPECIES Lophuromys (Kivumys) medicaudatus

Author:Dieterlen, 1975.
Citation:Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 26: 295.
Common Name:Western Rift Brush-furred Rat
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Kivu region, Lemera-Nyabutera.
Distribution:Montane forests of Kivu highlands in E Dem. Rep. Congo and Rwanda above 2000 m (Dieterlen, 1987); a montane Western Rift endemic.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Kivumys. Information summarized by Dieterlen (1975, 1976b, 1987).
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