General Description

Body fur soft and silver-grey flecked with dark brown hairs. Underside white. Tail white-haired on pink skin with brown along the top. Ears pink and grey. Body up to 8 cm, tail up to 11 cm.


Silky Mice dig deep burrows with entrances hidden by surrounding plants. They breed when the conditions are suitable.


Eastern South Australia and western Victoria.


Dry woodland and mallee.

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