Lovat's climbing mouse

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Lovat's Climbing Mouse
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Dendromus
Species: D. lovati
Binomial name
Dendromus lovati
(de Winton, 1900)

Lovat's Climbing Mouse (Dendromus lovati) is a species of rodent in the Nesomyidae family. It is found only in Ethiopia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  • Lavrenchenko, L. 2004. Dendromus lovati. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • 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.