Delicate mouse

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Delicate mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mus
Species: M. tenellus
Binomial name
Mus tenellus
(Thomas, 1903)

The delicate mouse (Mus tenellus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2] It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and possibly Eritrea. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.


  1. ^ Lavrenchenko, L. & Schlitter, D. (2008). "Mus tenellus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1410. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.