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Hylomyscus grandis Eisentraut, 1969:300

Mt Oku hylomyscus

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hylomyscus aeta grandis Eisentraut, 1969:300

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 23 January 1967

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Lake Oku, Mount Oku (upper slopes), Banso Highlands, Cameroon

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: ZFMK 69.731 (adult female, skin & skull)

Type locality: Lake Oku, Banso Highlands, Cameroon (fide Hutterer & Peters, 2010:18)

 

Paratypes:

ZFMK 69.732-69.734 (2 females, 1 male; all with skins & skulls only)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Eisentraut, M. (1969). Die Verbreitung der Muriden-Gattung Hylomyscus auf Fernando Poo und in Westkamerun. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 34: 296-307.

 

Other references:

Eisentraut, M. (1973). Die Wirbeltierfauna von Fernando Poo und Westkamerun. Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Bedeutung der pleistozänen Klimaschwankungen für die heutige Faunenverteilung. Bonner Zoologische Monographien 3: 1-428.

Hutterer, R., Dieterlen, F. and Nikolaus, G. (1992). Small mammals from forest islands of eastern Nigeria and adjacent Cameroon, with systematical and biogeographical notes. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 43: 393-414.

Hutterer, Rainer and Peters, Gustav. (2010). Type specimens of mammals (Mammalia) in the collections of the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn. Bonn zoological Bulletin 59: 3-27.

Schlitter, D. and van der Straeten, E. (2008). Hylomyscus grandis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 03 March 2014.

 

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