Jackson's soft-furred mouse

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Jackson's soft-furred mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Praomys
Species: P. jacksoni
Binomial name
Praomys jacksoni
(de Winton, 1897)
  • Praomys montis (Thomas & Wroughton, 1910)
  • Praomys peromyscus (Hollister, 1909)

Jackson's soft-furred mouse or Jackson's praomys (Praomys jacksoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, arable land, and heavily degraded former forest.


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