Yemeni mouse

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Yemeni mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Myomyscus
Species: M. yemeni
Binomial name
Myomys yemeni
Sanborn & Hoogstraal, 1953
Synonyms

Myomys fumatus yemeni Sanborn & Hoogstraal, 1953[2]

The Yemeni mouse (Myomyscus yemeni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[3] It is found in Saudi Arabia and Yemen.[3]

It was initially described as a subspecies of Myomys fumatus in its 1953 description by Colin Campbell Sanborn (de) and Harry Hoogstraal.[2]

Some parasites found on this species include the mite Laelaps nuttalli.[4] and the flea Xenopsylla cheopis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stuart, S.N. (2008). "Myomyscus yemeni". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T14096A4389688. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T14096A4389688.en. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Sanborn, Colin Campbell; Hoogstraal, Harry (1953). "Some mammals of Yemen and their ectoparasites". Fieldiana: Zoology. 34 (23): 241–242. 
  3. ^ a b 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. p. 1415. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  4. ^ Radford, Charles D. (1954). "Some Mites of Yemen: Collected by the Medical Mission of the United States Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3". Fieldiana: Zoology. 34 (28): 309. 

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