Hylomyscus carillus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hylomyscus carillus
Species Authority: (Thomas, 1904)
Common Name(s):
English Angolan Hylomyscus, Angolan Wood Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Schlitter, D. & van der Straeten, E.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Least Concern since, it appears to be widespread and common within Angola, with no major threats.
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from western and central Angola. Records from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Crawford-Cabral 1998) are not generally accepted. The species is found up to about 1,500 m asl.
Angola (Angola)
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information about abundance or population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is widespread in dry forested areas, and also survives in disturbed areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It possibly occurs in Kisama Reserve, Angola. Further field surveys are needed to confirm the conservation status of this species.

Citation: Schlitter, D. & van der Straeten, E. 2008. Hylomyscus carillus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 29 August 2015.
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