++ Small Mammal Collection, Natural History Museum (UR-SM)

Small mammal specimen collecting fieldwork and training was conducted from 7-20 August 2022. Several sites were visited and sampled within the Nyungwe National Forest including; Kamiranzovu Trail, Rukuzi Trail, Bweyeye Road at Busoro River, Uwasenkoko, Gasare, Ndambarare, Nyabishwati Trail, Uwinka Road, Ndambarare Waterfall, and Uwasenkoko. Specimens were collected in duplicate sets when possible to be deposited into the Research Museum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Germany. Specimens deposited in the NHR are planned to be digitized and published online.
Funding provided by the Volkswagen Foundation.
Contact: Methode Majyambere and Michael B. Thomas (michaelbthomas@gmail.com)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: a99b0156-b005-4d53-8f80-895b07342c06
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Rwanda
Access Rights: CC BY-NC 4.0 International (Attribution Non-Commercial)
University of Rwanda
Centre of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management
P. O. Box 117
Huye, Southern Province   
25 078 857-6052
Collection Statistics
  • 66 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 48 (73%) identified to species
  • 3 families
  • 12 genera
  • 10 species
  • 10 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics