Otomys cheesmani Taylor et al., 2011

Cheesman's vlei rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1968

 

Distribution

Ethiopia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Taylor, P. J., Lavrenchenko, L. A., Carleton, M. D. et al. (2011). Specific limits and emerging diversity patterns in East African populations of laminate-toothed rats, genus Otomys (Muridae: Murinae: Otomyini): revision of the Otomys typus complex. Zootaxa 3024: 1-66.

 

Other references:

Kostin, Danila S. et al. (2020). Rodents of Choke Mountain and surrounding areas (Ethiopia): the Blue Nile gorge as a strong biogeographic barrier. J. of Vertebrate Biology 69(2): 1-12.

 

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