Brukkaros pygmy rock mouse

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Brukkaros pygmy rock mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Petromyscus
P. monticularis
Binomial name
Petromyscus monticularis
(Thomas & Hinton, 1925)

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


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