Allen's wood mouse

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Allen's wood mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Hylomyscus
Species: 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. 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.