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SPECIES Lophuromys (Lophuromys) rahmi

Author:Verheyen, 1964.
Citation:Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 69: 206.
Common Name:Rahmís Brush-furred Rat
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Kivu, Bogamanda near Lemera.
Distribution:Montane forest in E Dem. Rep. Congo (Kivu) and Rwanda above 1800 m; limits unknown, probably a montane Western Rift endemic.
Status:IUCN Ė Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Lophuromys. Distributional and biological information summarized by W. Verheyen (1964a), Van der Straeten and W. Verheyen (1983), and Dieterlen (1976b, 1987).



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