Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is restricted to the Ethiopian highlands, where it is found on both sides of the Rift Valley from 800 to 3,300 m asl. A disjunct subpopulation exists on the border with Eritrea
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
The species inhabits montane forests, scrubland, and adjacent agricultural lands on the Ethiopian Plateau.

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
Lavrenchenko, L.

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

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

History
  • 2004
    Least Concern
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Population

Population
It is a common, widespread commensal species.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no major threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It has been recorded from several protected areas in Ethiopia
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Wikipedia

Ethiopian white-footed mouse

The Ethiopian white-footed mouse or White-footed stenocephalemys (Stenocephalemys albipes) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.

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