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  • Kingdon, Jonathan, Bernard Agwanda, Margaret Kinnaird, Timothy O'Brien, Christopher Holland, Tom Gheysens, Maxime Boulet-Audet and Fritz Vollrath (2011). A poisonous surprise under the coat of the African crested rat Proc. R. Soc. B [1] doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.1169
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  • Schlitter & Agwanda (2004). Lophiomys imhausi. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern
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  • Type: Heller, E. 1912 Jul 05. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 59 (16): 4.
  • Walker, E. 1975. Mammals of the World, Third Edition Volume II. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing
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  • Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole. 2000. Common Names of Mammals of the World
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