Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Dendromus
Family: Muridae (Mammalia)
Taxon : Mammal
Group : Animal

SPECIES
melanotis
NOTES

An agile climber, this mouse grows to 150 mm and weighs 7 g. The tail is longer than the body. Nocturnal and terrestrial. Mainly insectivorous but will also eat seeds.


AUTHORITY
(A.Smith, 1834)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Ashy-grey with a slightly darker band down the mid-back. Ears with a white patch at the base
Colour: Grey
Common Name
Grey climbing mouse
Grysklimmuis
Mouse
Habitat
NOTES: Often comes into houses
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Dendromus leucostomus



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