Kivu climbing mouse

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Kivu climbing mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Genus: Dendromus
Species: D. nyasae
Binomial name
Dendromus nyasae
Thomas, 1916

kivu Thomas, 1916

The Kivu climbing mouse (Dendromus nyasae) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, swamps, arable land, and plantations .


  • Dieterlen, F. 2004. Dendromus kivu. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • 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.