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Stenocephalemys albipes

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA MURIDAE

Scientific Name: Stenocephalemys albipes
Species Authority: (Rüppell, 1842)
Common Name(s):
English Ethiopian White-footed Mouse, White-footed Stenocephalemys
Synonym(s):
Myomys albipes (Rüppell, 1842)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Lavrenchenko, L.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is restricted to the Ethiopian highlands, where it is found on both sides of the Rift Valley from 800 to 3,300 m asl. A disjunct subpopulation exists on the border with Eritrea
Countries:
Native:
Eritrea; Ethiopia
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common, widespread commensal species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species inhabits montane forests, scrubland, and adjacent agricultural lands on the Ethiopian Plateau.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded from several protected areas in Ethiopia

Citation: Lavrenchenko, L. 2008. Stenocephalemys albipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 November 2014.
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