Species: Fukomys livingstoni
Holotype: NHMUK 2015.42, adult ♂, skin and skull.
Type locality: “Msimba village, 6.4 km northeast from the city centre of Ujiji (S04º51.760'; E029º42.326'). The specimen was trapped in a valley at an altitude of 793 m (2,601 ft) above sea level, in an area with moist sandy soil, where cassava, sweet potato, maize, palms and bananas were being cultivated.”. Kasaka hamlet within the village of Msimba, near Ujiji, Tanzania.
- Faulkes, C.G., Mgode, G.F., Archer, E.K. & Bennett, N.C. 2017. Relic populations of Fukomys mole-rats in Tanzania: description of two new species F. livingstoni sp. nov. and F. hanangensis sp. nov. PeerJ 5: e3214. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3214 Reference page.