Temminck's striped mouse

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Temminck's Striped Mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Hybomys
Species: H. trivirgatus
Binomial name
Hybomys trivirgatus
(Temminck, 1853)

Temminck's Striped Mouse or West African Hybomys (Hybomys trivirgatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland 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. & Decher, J. 2004. Hybomys trivirgatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.