Rupp's mouse

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Rupp's mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Stenocephalemys
Species: S. ruppi
Binomial name
Stenocephalemys ruppi
(Van der Straeten & Dieterlen, 1983)
Synonyms
  • Myomys ruppi (Van der Straeten & Dieterlen, 1983)

Rupp's mouse or Rupp's stenocephalemys (Stenocephalemys ruppi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Ethiopia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lavrenchenko, L., Van der Straten, E. & Corti, M. 2004. Stenocephalemys ruppi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.