Roach's mouse-tailed dormouse

Roach's mouse-tailed dormouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Myoxidae
Subfamily : Leithiinae
Species : Myomimus roachi


The Mouse-tailed dormouse, roach's mouse-tailed dormouse is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey

Facts about the Roach's mouse-tailed dormouse

Mouse-Tailed Dormouse or Myomimus roachi is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Vulnerable due to D2.

The other species, Myomimus roachi, is a relict of the relatively diversified Pliocene glirid fauna. (Full text)

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