Gray-Bellied Pygmy Mouse

Gray-Bellied Pygmy Mouse
Gray-bellied Pygmy Mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mus
Species: M. triton
Binomial name
Mus triton
(Thomas, 1909)

The Gray-bellied Pygmy Mouse (Mus triton) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and arable land.


  • Dieterlen, F. & Agwanda, B. 2004. Mus triton. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.