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)
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.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)
2002 Data Deficient (DD)
1996 Data Deficient (DD)

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 occurrence:
South Sudan
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Population [top]

Population: This species is known only from the holotype.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

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 2008: e.T11490A3285141. . Downloaded on 05 October 2015.
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