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Ellerman's Tufted-tailed Rat
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Information
Range eastern Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Nesomyidae
Genus Eliurus
Species Eliurus ellermani
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Ellerman's tufted-tailed rat (Eliurus ellermani), is a species of nesomyid in the Nesomyidae family. It is endemic to eastern Madagascar. As only two specimens of this species have been observed, questions have been raised regarding whether this taxon is distinct from Eliurus tanala.

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