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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