Pygmy rock mouse

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Pygmy rock mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Petromyscus
Species: P. collinus
Binomial name
Petromyscus collinus
(Thomas & Hinton, 1925)

The pygmy rock mouse (Petromyscus collinus) is a species of rodent in the Nesomyidae family. It is found in Angola, Namibia, and South Africa. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

References[edit]

  • Coetzee, N. & Schlitter, D. 2004. Petromyscus collinus. 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.