Hybomys basilii Eisentraut, 1965

Father Basilio's striped mouse, Bioko hybomys



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1965 (Fisher & Blomberg, 2012; Lee et al., 2017)

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Bioko, Equatorial Guinea


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Fisher, Diana O. and Blomberg, Simon P. (2012). Inferring Extinction of Mammals from Sighting Records, Threats, and Biological Traits. Conservation Biology 26(1): 57-67.

Lee, T. E., Fisher, D. O., Blomberg, S. P. and Wintle, B. A. (2017). Extinct or still out there? Disentangling influences on extinction and rediscovery helps to clarify the fate of species on the edge. Global Change Biology 23(2): 621-634.

Musser, G. G. and Carleton, M. D. (2005). Superfamily Muroidea. In: D.E. Wilson and D.A. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World: a geographic and taxonomic reference, pp. 894-1531. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA.

Van der Straeten, E. (1985). Note sur Hybomys basilii Eisentraut, 1965. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 36: 1-8.

Van der Straeten, E. and Hutterer, Rainer. (1986). Hybomys eisentrauti, une nouvelle espece de Muridae du Cameroun (Mammalia, Rodentia). Mammalia 50: 35-42.


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