Hylomyscus alleni 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Muridae

Scientific Name: Hylomyscus alleni (Waterhouse, 1838)
Common Name(s):
English Allen's Hylomyscus, Allen's Wood Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-09-11
Assessor(s): Schlitter, D., van der Straeten, E. & Decher, J.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This West African and Central African species has been recorded from Guinea (Mount Nimba) to Gabon and Cameroon, and from Cameroon, into Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni), Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic and the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The species is present in the Cabinda enclave of Angola. It is a lowland species occurring up to 1,500 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Benin; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1500
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:It is a very common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in moist to dry deciduous forest.
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in many protected areas (e.g., Pic de Fon in Guinea).

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This errata assessment has been created because the map was accidentally left out of the version published previously.

Citation: Schlitter, D., van der Straeten, E. & Decher, J. 2016. Hylomyscus alleni (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T10594A115097743. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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