Lemniscomys hoogstraali


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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)
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.
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.
South 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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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