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Lemniscomys hoogstraali

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA MURIDAE

Scientific Name: Lemniscomys hoogstraali
Species Authority: Dieterlen, 1991
Common Name/s:
English Hoogstraal’s Lemniscomys, Hoogstraal's Striped Grass Mouse, Hoogstral's Lemniscomys, Hoogstral's Striped Grass Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: van der Straeten, E. & Abdel-Rahman, E.H.
Reviewer/s: Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it is known only from the type specimen collected in 1961. Further research is required to determine the species' conservation status.
History:
2004 Data Deficient
2002 Data Deficient
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from a single locality and one specimen collected at Paloich, 12 miles north of Niayok, Upper Nile Province in eastern Sudan.
Countries:
Native:
Sudan
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Population [top]

Population: This species is known only from the holotype.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a moist savanna species. Little additional information is available on the natural history of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species occurs in any protected areas.
Citation: van der Straeten, E. & Abdel-Rahman, E.H. 2008. Lemniscomys hoogstraali. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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