Peters's striped mouse

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Peters's striped mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Hybomys
Species: H. univittatus
Binomial name
Hybomys univittatus
(Peters, 1876)

Peters's striped mouse or Peters's hybomys (Hybomys univittatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

References[edit]

  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Van der Straeten, E., Kerbis Peterhans, J. & Decher, J. 2004. Hybomys univittatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.