Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species has been recorded from northeastern and central Angola (Crawford-Cabral 1998) and southern and western parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The precise extent of the species range is not known. It has been found at elevations of between 900 and 1,400 m asl.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
There is little information available on the habitat and ecology of this species. It is presumed to occur in savanna, and may possibly be found in forest habitats.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2008

Assessor/s
van der Straeten, E.

Reviewer/s
Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)

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Justification
Listed as Least Concern because, although it is seldom recorded, it occurs in an area of extensive, suitable habitat which appears not to be under threat, has a presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

History
  • 2004
    Data Deficient
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Population

Population
The population abundance of this species is not known.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species are not known.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The species range may possibly coincide with the Luanda National Park in Angola.
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Wikipedia

Callewaert's Mouse

Callewaert's Mouse (Mus callewaerti) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.

References


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