Verreaux's mouse

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Verreaux's mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Myomyscus
Species: M. verreauxii
Binomial name
Myomyscus verreauxii
(Smith, 1834)
  • Myomys verreauxii (Smith, 1834)

Verreaux's mouse or Verreaux's white-footed rat (Myomyscus verreauxii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in South Africa. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation.


  1. ^ van der Straeten, E. (2008). "Myomyscus verreauxii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T45097A10974249. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T45097A10974249.en. Retrieved 7 August 2016.