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Mus oubanguii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA MURIDAE

Scientific Name: Mus oubanguii
Species Authority: F. Petter & Genest, 1970
Common Name(s):
English Oubangui 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 has only known from the type series of animals collected at three different localities. There is very little information about this species due to limited accessibility and recent political instability in the region.
History:
2004 Data Deficient
1996 Vulnerable (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has only been recorded north of the Oubangui River in the Central African Republic. It is known only from the type series of animals that were collected at three localities. This is a lowland species.
Countries:
Native:
Central African Republic
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Population [top]

Population: Although the abundance of this species is not known, it may be locally common.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has been recorded in savanna habitat within tropical moist 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 range of this species.

Citation: Granjon, L. & van der Straeten, E. 2008. Mus oubanguii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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