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Saturday 25 November 2017

Species Sheet


Kenya Mole Rat, Ibean Earth Rat

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Classification - Taxonomy

CLASS Mammals
 ORDER  Rodentia
  FAMILY   Muridae
   SUBFAMILY    Rhizomyinae
    SUBGENUS     
       LATIN NAME      Tachyoryctes ibeanus
AUTHOR  Thomas, 1900
SYNONYMS  Tachyoryctes splendens ibeanus - 
HISTORIC  
NOTES  T ibeanus was originally described as a subspecies of splendens Allen, 1939. Considered distinct by most authors

Location- Threatened

DISTRIBUTION  SE Kenya, near Nairobi, Machakos, Kyambu, Athi Plains
STATUS  

SUBSPECIES

 Describ subspecies = 0 ; Valid in taxonomy = 0
 Possible listed subspecies =
0
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