Ethiopian striped mouse

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Ethiopian striped mouse
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Muriculus
Thomas, 1903
Species: M. imberbis
Binomial name
Muriculus imberbis
(Rüppell, 1842)

The Ethiopian striped mouse or striped-back mouse (Muriculus imberbis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is only found in Ethiopia.[1] The mouse's natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and urban areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ a b Lavrenchenko, L.; Schlitter, D. (2008). "Muriculus imberbis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T13935A4366819. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T13935A4366819.en. Retrieved 7 August 2016.