Dasymys

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea
Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Dasymys
Species: D. alleni - D. cabrali - D. foxi - D. incomtus - D. montanus - D. nudipes - D. rufulus - D. rwandae - D. sua

Name

Dasymys Peters, 1875

References

* Dasymys on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Type species: Dasymys gueinzii Peters, 1875 (= Mus incomtus Sundevall, 1847; see Allen, 1939ref)

Dasymys is a genus of rodent in the Muridae family. It contains the following species:

* Glover Allen's Shaggy Rat (Dasymys alleni)
* Crawford-Cabral's Shaggy Rat (Dasymys cabrali)
* Fox's Shaggy Rat (Dasymys foxi)
* African Marsh Rat (Dasymys incomtus)
* Montane Shaggy Rat (Dasymys montanus)
* Angolan Marsh Rat (Dasymys nudipes)
* Robert's Shaggy Rat, Dasymys robertsii
* West African Shaggy Rat (Dasymys rufulus)
* Rwandan Shaggy Rat (Dasymys rwandae)
* Dasymys shortridgei
* Tanzanian Shaggy Rat (Dasymys sua)


References

* Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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