Hartwig's soft-furred mouse

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Hartwig's Soft-furred Mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Praomys
Species: P. hartwigi
Binomial name
Praomys hartwigi
Eisentraut, 1968

Hartwig's Soft-furred Mouse or Hartwig's Praomys (Praomys hartwigi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Cameroon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • 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.
  • Van der Straeten, E. & Dieterlen, F. 2004. Praomys hartwigi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.