Allen's wood mouse

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Allen's wood mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Hylomyscus
H. alleni
Binomial name
Hylomyscus alleni
(Waterhouse, 1838)

Allen's hylomyscus or Allen's wood mouse (Hylomyscus alleni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is native to West and Central Africa, where it is widely distributed. It occurs in deciduous forest habitat.[1]


  1. ^ Schlitter, D., van der Straeten, E. & Decher, J. 2008. Hylomyscus alleni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 16 April 2015.

Further reading[edit]

  • Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1335–1336. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.