Highland brush mouse

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Highland brush mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Abeomelomys
Menzies, 1990
Species: A. sevia
Binomial name
Abeomelomys sevia
(Tate & Archbold, 1935)

Pogonomelomys sevia

The highland brush mouse, also known as the Menzies' mouse,[1] (Abeomelomys sevia) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Papua New Guinea. It is the only species in the genus Abeomelomys, although it has been placed in Pogonomelomys in the past.


  1. ^ a b Leary, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Bonaccorso, F., Helgen, K., Seri, L., Allison, A. & Aplin, K. (2008). Abeomelomys sevia. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 February 2009.