Miller's striped mouse

Miller's striped mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Hybomys planifrons

 

The Liberian forest hybomys, miller's striped mouse is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Miller
A young / baby of a Miller is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Miller group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the Miller's striped mouse

Miller's Striped Mouse or Hybomys planifrons is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern . (Full text)

Miller’s striped mouse (Hybomys planifrons) is the only other strictly endemic mammal, although more than 15 species of mammal are regarded as near-endemic, with all of these species shared only with the adjacent Eastern Guinea Lowland Forest and/or the Guinea Montane forest ecoregions. (Full text)

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