Matthey's Mouse

Matthey's Mouse
Matthey's Mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mus
Species: M. mattheyi
Binomial name
Mus mattheyi
Petter, 1969

Matthey's Mouse (Mus mattheyi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Senegal, Togo, possibly Benin, possibly Guinea, and possibly Guinea-Bissau. Its natural habitat is moist savanna.


  • Granjon, L. & Van der Straeten, E. 2004. Mus mattheyi. 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.