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SPECIES Dasymys sua

Author:W. Verheyen, Hulselmans, Dierckx, Colyn, Leirs, and E. Verheyen, 2003.
Citation:Bull. Inst. Roy. Sci. Nat. Belgique, Biol., 73: 41.
Common Name:Tanzanian Dasymys
Type Locality:E Tanzania, Mbete (0652S, 3741E, as per W. Verheyen et al., 2003:41), near Morogoro, on flanks of the Uluguru Range (Kitundu Forest), 1540 m.
Distribution:Known only from upland plains in the Morogoro region of EC Tanzania, 400-1600 m (W. Verheyen et al., 2003).
Comments:Member of the D. incomtus species complex. Defined by discriminant function analyses using craniometric traits as well as complete mtDNA cytochrome b sequences in comparison with samples of D. rufulus and the bentleyae portion of the D. incomtus species complex (W. Verheyen et al., 2003).
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