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SPECIES Dendromus kahuziensis

Author:Dieterlen, 1969.
Citation:Z. Säugetierk., 34: 348-353.
Common Name:Mt Kahuzi African Climbing Mouse
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Kivu, Mt Kahuzi, 2100 m.
Distribution:Kivu region, E Dem. Rep. Congo.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:A distinctive species with an extremely long tail, broad middorsal stripe, and long gracile rostrum. Still known by few specimens from montane forest-bamboo habitat (Dieterlen, 1969a, 1976c).
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