Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Graphiurus
Family: Gliridae (Mammalia)
Taxon : Mammal
Group : Animal

SPECIES
murinus
NOTES

A nocturnal, arboreal, mouse-like animal with a large bushy tail which is grey on top and white below. It grows to about 100 cm and hibernates in winter. It eats insects.


AUTHORITY
(Demarest, 1822)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brown body
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Woodland doormouse
Doormouse
Bos waaierstertmuis
Habitat
NOTES: Seen in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Claviglis murinus



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