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Muridae  -  Old World Rats, Mice, Gerbils and Allies
Subfamily - Gerbillinae    
  Short-tailed Gerbil Desmodillus auricularis monotypic
  Setzer's Hairy-footed Gerbil Gerbillurus setzeri monotypic
  Pygmy Hairy-footed Gerbil Gerbillurus paeba monotypic
Subfamily - Murinae    
  Blick's Grass Rat Arvicanthis blicki monotypic, endemic to Ethiopia
  African Grass Rat Arvicanthis niloticus monotypic
  Namaqua Rock Mouse Micaelamys namaquensis monotypic
  Southern African Pygmy Mouse Mus minutoides monotypic
  House Mouse Mus muscullus monotypic
  Verreaux's Mouse Myomyscus verreauxii monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Striped Mouse Rhabdomys pumilo monotypic
Subfamily - Otomyinae    
Slogget's Ice Rat Myotomys sloggetti monotypic
  Bush Karoo Rat Myotomys unisulcatus monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Vlei Rat Otomys irroratus monotypic
  Brant's Whistling Rat Parotomys brantsii monotypic