Montane Wood Mouse

Montane Wood Mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Hylomyscus
Species: H. denniae
Binomial name
Hylomyscus denniae
(Thomas, 1906)

The Montane Hylomyscus or Montane Wood Mouse (Hylomyscus denniae) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and possibly Malawi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes.


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