Mammal Red List

 

Order Rodentia

Common name Scientific name Regional Red List Status 2016
Spiny Mouse Acomys spinosissimus Least Concern
Cape Spiny Mouse Acomys subspinosus Least Concern
Red Veld Rat Aethomys chrysophilus Least Concern
Tete Veld Rat Aethomys ineptus Least Concern
Namaqua Dune Mole-rat Bathyergus janetta Least Concern
Cape Dune Mole-rat Bathyergus suillus Least Concern
Giant Rat Cricetomys ansorgei Least Concern
Common Mole-rat Cryptomys hottentotus Least Concern
Mahali Mole-rat Cryptomys mahali  Data Deficient
Natal Mole-rat Cryptomys natalensis  Least Concern
Pretoria Mole-rat Cryptomys pretoriae  Least Concern
Cape Marsh Rat Dasymys capensis Vulnerable
African Marsh Rat Dasymys incomtus Near Threatened 
Robert's Marsh Rat Dasymys robertsii Vulnerable
Grey Climbing Mouse Dendromus melanotis Least Concern
Brant's Climbing Mouse Dendromus mesomelas Least Concern
Chestnut Climbing Mouse Dendromus mystacalis Least Concern
Nyika Climbing Mouse Dendromus nyikae Data Deficient
Short-tailed Gerbil Desmodillus auricularis Least Concern
Damaraland Mole-rat Fukomys damarensis Least Concern
Cape Mole-rat Georychus capensis Least Concern
Cape Mole-rat Georychus capensis Data Deficient
(KZN subpopulation) (KZN subpopulation)
Cape Mole-rat Georychus capensis Data Deficient
(Mpumalanga subpopulation) (Mpumalanga subpopulation)
Cape Gerbil Gerbilliscus afra Least Concern
Highveld Gerbil Gerbilliscus brantsii Least Concern
Bushveld Gerbil Gerbilliscus leucogaster Least Concern
Hairy-footed Gerbil Gerbilliscus paeba Least Concern
Brush-tailed Hairy-footed Gerbil Gerbilliscus vallinus Least Concern
Mozambique Woodland Mouse Grammomys cometes Least Concern
Woodland Mouse Grammomys dolichurus Least Concern
Large Savanna African Dormouse Graphiurus microtis Least Concern
Woodland Dormouse Graphiurus murinus Least Concern
Spectacled Dormouse Graphiurus ocularis Near Threatened 
Rock Dormouse Graphiurus platyops Least Concern
Stone Dormouse Graphiurus rupicola Near Threatened 
Cape Porcupine Hystrix africaeaustralis Least Concern
Single-striped Mouse Lemniscomys rosalia Least Concern
Large-eared Mouse Malacothrix typica Least Concern
Multimammate Mouse Mastomys coucha Least Concern
Natal Multimammate Mouse Mastomys natalensis Least Concern
Grant's Rock Mouse Micaelamys granti Least Concern
Namaqua Rock Mouse Micaelamys namaquensis Least Concern
Desert Pygmy Mouse Mus indutus Least Concern
Pygmy Mouse Mus minutoides Least Concern
Thomas' Pygmy Mouse Mus neavei Data Deficient
Free State Pygmy Mouse Mus orangiae Not Evaluated
Verreaux's Mouse Myomyscus verreauxii Least Concern
White-tailed Rat Mystromys albicaudatus Vulnerable
Angoni Vlei Rat Otomys angoniensis Least Concern
Vlei Rat (Grassland type) Otomys auratus Near Threatened 
Vlei Rat (Fynbos type) Otomys irroratus Least Concern
Robert's Vlei Rat Otomys karoensis  Least Concern
Laminate Vlei Rat Otomys laminatus Near Threatened 
Sloggett's Rat Otomys sloggetti Least Concern
Karoo Bush Rat Otomys unisulcatus Least Concern
Tree Squirrel Paraxerus cepapi Least Concern
Red Squirrel Paraxerus palliatus Near Threatened 
Ngoye Red Squirrel Paraxerus palliatus ornatus Vulnerable
Tonga Red Squirrel Paraxerus palliatus tongensis Not Evaluated
Brants' Whistling Rat Parotomys brantsii Least Concern
Littledale's Whistling Rat Parotomys littledalei Near Threatened 
Springhare Pedetes capensis Least Concern
Dassie Rat Petromus typicus Least Concern
Barbour's Rock Mouse Petromyscus barbouri Least Concern
Pygmy Rock Mouse Petromyscus collinus Least Concern
Brukkaros Pygmy Rock Mouse Petromyscus monticularis Least Concern
Arid Four-striped Grass Mouse Rhabdomys bechuanae Least Concern
Mesic Four-striped Mouse Rhabdomys dilectus Least Concern
Karoo Four-striped Grass Mouse Rhabdomys intermedius Least Concern
Xeric Four-striped Mouse Rhabdomys pumilio Least Concern
Pouched Mouse Saccostomus campestris Least Concern
Krebs's Fat Mouse Steatomys krebsii Least Concern
Fat Mouse Steatomys pratensis Least Concern
Black-tailed Tree Rat Thallomys nigricauda Least Concern
Tree Rat Thallomys paedulcus Least Concern
Shortridge's Rat Thallomys shortridgei Data Deficient
Greater Cane Rat Thryonomys swinderianus Least Concern
Cape Ground Squirrel Xerus inauris Least Concern
Damara (Mountain) Ground Squirrel Xerus princeps Not Evaluated
Woosnam's Desert Rat Zelotomys woosnami Least Concern