Mittendorf's striped grass mouse

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Mittendorf's striped grass mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lemniscomys
Species: L. mittendorfi
Binomial name
Lemniscomys mittendorfi
Eisentraut, 1968

Mittendorf's lemniscomys or Mittendorf's striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys mittendorfi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Cameroon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.


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