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SPECIES Tachyoryctes ruandae

Author:Lönnberg and Gyldenstolpe, 1925.
Citation:Ark. Zool., 17B(no. 5): 6.
Common Name:Rwanda African Mole Rat
Type Locality:Rwanda, Mt Muhavura.
Distribution:E Dem. Rep. Congo (Kivu), Rwanda, and Burundi.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See Elbl et al. (1966) and Rahm (1967) for distributional and ecological information. Stomach morphology described by Rahm (1976, as splendens) and chromosomal data (2n = 48, FN = 54) reported by Matthey (1967a).
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