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Mus goundae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA MURIDAE

Scientific Name: Mus goundae
Species Authority: F. Petter & Genest, 1970
Common Name/s:
English Gounda Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Granjon, L. & van der Straeten, E.
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 area around the type locality, the range is presumably, incompletely known, and there is no information on threats or population status.
History:
2004 Data Deficient
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has only been recorded from the vicinity of the type locality close to the Gounda River, Central African Republic.
Countries:
Native:
Central African Republic
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Population [top]

Population: The population abundance of this species is not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species has been recorded from savanna habitat within the lowland rain forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no protected areas within the known range of this species.
Citation: Granjon, L. & van der Straeten, E. 2008. Mus goundae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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