Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Myomys fumatus
Facts about the rock mouse
As its name suggests, the rock mouse is commonly found near lava cliffs and rock outcrops.
No image available of the Barbour's Rock Mouse The Barbour's Rock Mouse is endemic to South Africa.
The rock mouse is uncommon in both the Chinati and Chisos mountains.
In Utah, the northern rock mouse is rare, and its range includes only the southeastern corner of the state. (Full text)
Northern Rock Mouse is more brownish, with longer tail. (Full text)
In the Franklin Mountains (El Paso County), the rock mouse is common in rocky areas and talus slopes. (Full text)
The Northern Rock Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)