Muriculus imberbis Rüppell, 1842

Ethiopian striped mouse



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Least Concern





Biology & Ecology










Lavrenchenko, L. and Schlitter, D. (2008). Muriculus imberbis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 17 November 2014.

Meheretu, Yonas, Šumbera, Radim and Bryja, Josef. (2014). Enigmatic Ethiopian endemic rodent Muriculus imberbis (Rüppell 1842) represents a separate lineage within genus Mus. Mammalia DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2013-0119 [[url=]Abstract[/url]]

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.

Yalden, D. W. and Largen, M. J. 1992. The endemic mammals of Ethiopia. Mammal Review 22: 115-150.

Yalden, D. W., Largen, M. J. and Kock, D. 1976. Catalogue of the mammals of Ethiopia. 2. Insectivora and Rodentia. Monitore zoologico italiano/Italian Journal of Zoology, N.S. Supplemento 8(1): 1-118.

Yalden, D.W., Largen, M.J., Kock, D. and Hillman, J.C. 1996. Catalogue of the Mammals of Ethiopia and Eritrea 7. Revised Checklist, zoogeography and conservation. Tropical Zoology 9(1): 73-164.


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