Shortridge's multimammate mouse

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Shortridge's multimammate mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mastomys
Species: M. shortridgei
Binomial name
Mastomys shortridgei
(St. Leger, 1933)

Shortridge's multimammate mouse (Mastomys shortridgei) is a rodent species in the family Muridae.[1] It is native to Angola, Botswana and Namibia. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and swamps.[2]


  1. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Cassola, F. (2016). "Mastomys shortridgei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature.