Hylomyscus carillus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Muridae

Scientific Name: Hylomyscus carillus (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: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-09-01
Assessor(s): Schlitter, D. & van der Straeten, E.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Listed as Least Concern since, it appears to be widespread and common within Angola, with no major threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:

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.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1500
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:There is no information about abundance or population status.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is widespread in dry forested areas, and also survives in disturbed areas.
Generation Length (years):1-2

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.

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. 2016. Hylomyscus carillus (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T10595A115097917. . Downloaded on 24 May 2018.
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