Little wood mouse

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Little Wood Mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Hylomyscus
Species: H. parvus
Binomial name
Hylomyscus parvus
Brosset, DuBost & Heim de Balsac, 1965

The Lesser Hylomyscus or Little Wood Mouse (Hylomyscus parvus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and possibly Equatorial Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


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  • Schlitter, D. & Van der Straeten, E. 2004. Hylomyscus parvus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.