Dainty fat mouse

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Dainty fat mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Steatomys
Species: S. cuppedius
Binomial name
Steatomys cuppedius
Thomas & Hinton, 1920

The dainty fat mouse (Steatomys cuppedius) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.