Setzer's mouse-tailed dormouse

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Setzer's mouse-tailed dormouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Gliridae
Genus: Myomimus
M. setzeri
Binomial name
Myomimus setzeri
Rossolimo, 1976

The Setzer's mouse-tailed dormouse (Myomimus setzeri) is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae. It is endemic to Iran. Very little amounts of information is known about this Myomimus Family Member, with just only 10 specimens known. It is found mainly in the pellets of the Eurasian eagle owl.[2]


  1. ^ Kryštufek, B.; Amori, G. & Mitsain, G. (2008). "Myomimus setzeri". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T14089A4389600. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T14089A4389600.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ Aulagnier S.; P. Haffner, A. J. Mitchell-Jones, F. Moutou & J. Zima (2009) Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, A&C Black, London.

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