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Table 1 Summary of small mammals captured during the study period

From: The Namaqua rock mouse (Micaelamys namaquensis) as a potential reservoir and host of arthropod vectors of diseases of medical and veterinary importance in South Africa

Species Total Grassland Rocky outcrop
Micaelamys namaquensis 313 (59.2%) 23 (34.3%) 189 (64.7%)
Elephantulus myurus 81 (22.6%) 10 (14.9%) 71 (24.3%)
Tatera leucogaster 14 (3.9%) 14 (20.9%) 0
Crocidura spp. 13 (3.6%) 2 (3.0%) 11 (3.8%)
Acomys spinosissimus 10 (2.8%) 0 10 (3.4%)
Dendromys spp. 8 (2.2%) 8 (11.9%) 0
Rhabdomys dilectus 7 (1.9%) 7 (10.4%) 0
Aethomys ineptus 5 (1.4%) 0 5 (1.7%)
Lemniscomys rosalia 5 (1.4%) 2 (3.0%) 3 (1.0%)
Graphiurus spp. 3 (0.8%) 0 3 (1.0%)
Mus minutoides 1 (0.3%) 1 (1.5%) 0
Total (individuals) 359 67 292
  1. Displayed are total counts and the respective percentage in brackets.