Rosevear's striped grass mouse

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Rosevear's striped grass mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Lemniscomys
Species: L. roseveari
Binomial name
Lemniscomys roseveari
Van der Straeten, 1980

Rosevear's lemniscomys or Rosevear's striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys roseveari) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Zambia and possibly Angola. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • 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. 2004. Lemniscomys roseveari. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.