Montane wood mouse
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Hylomyscus denniae
The Montane hylomyscus, montane wood mouse is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the montane wood mouseA young / baby of a montane wood mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A montane wood mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
CountriesAngola, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
Facts about the montane wood mouse
Kingdon (1974) reports that on the Rwenzoris Hylomyscus denniae is nocturnal and Lophuromys flavopunctatus diurnal.
Montane Wood Mouse or Hylomyscus denniae is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .More animals beginning with M