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Mus setulosus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA MURIDAE

Scientific Name: Mus setulosus
Species Authority: Peters, 1876
Common Name(s):
English Peter's Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Granjon, L.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern because, it has a very wide range, occurring right across the central part of Africa, no major threats known, and the population is presumed to be locally common.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has been recorded from Guinea (Mount Nimba) and Sierra Leone; eastwards through Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, possibly Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, Congo, northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Haut-Zaïre), southern Sudan, west central and southern Ethiopia. There are unconfirmed records of this species from Senegal. The altitudinal range is not known.
Countries:
Native:
Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; South Sudan; Togo
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Population [top]

Population: In view of its wide range, this species is presumed to have a relatively large population.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is associated with grassland clearings in high forest, or more open woodlands. It is not known if this species is commensal.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range includes a number of protected areas in which the species is believed to occur.

Citation: Granjon, L. 2008. Mus setulosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 September 2014.
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