Jackson's soft-furred mouse

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Jackson's soft-furred mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Praomys
Species: P. jacksoni
Binomial name
Praomys jacksoni
(de Winton, 1897)
Synonyms
  • Praomys montis (Thomas & Wroughton, 1910)
  • Praomys peromyscus (Hollister, 1909)

Jackson's soft-furred mouse or Jackson's praomys (Praomys jacksoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, arable land, and heavily degraded former forest.

References[edit]

  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Van der Straeten, E., Decher, J., Dieterlen, F., Kerbis Peterhans, J. & Agwanda, B. 2004. Praomys jacksoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.