Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- 2004Near Threatened
- 1996Vulnerable(Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
- 1994Vulnerable(Groombridge 1994)
The lesser hamster-rat or long-tailed pouched rat (Beamys hindei) is a species of rodent in the Nesomyidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- Howell, K. & Oguge, N. 2004. Beamys hindei. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
- 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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