- a tremendously single rodent (Lophiomys Imhausi) of Northeastern Africa. This is the only recognized representative of a special family members (Lophiomyidæ), remarkable the construction of this head. This has handlike foot, and locks is particular in construction and arrangement.
- The typical and only genus associated with the family Lophiomyidæ. L. imhausi of Africa could be the just types.