Fiery spiny mouse

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Fiery spiny mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Acomys
Species: A. ignitus
Binomial name
Acomys ignitus
Dollman, 1910

The fiery spiny mouse (Acomys ignitus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2] It is found in Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and rocky areas.


  1. ^ Schlitter, D. & Dieterlen, F. (2008). Acomys ignitus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 February 2009.
  2. ^ Musser, G. G.; Carleton, M. D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.