Several species of Arvicanthis are recognized but the genus needs systematic revision. Currently, only A. niloticus is thought to occur in the geographic region outlined above (Musser and Carleton, 1993).[ex. Durden, L. A., Musser, G. G. 1994. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 218: 1-90]
Taxon Citation Remarks:
Citation information points to the most recent interpretation of the taxon name (not the original, which is absent from the sucking louse checklist).