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Hyosciurus heinrichi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA SCIURIDAE

Scientific Name: Hyosciurus heinrichi
Species Authority: Archbold & Tate, 1935
Common Name(s):
English Montane Long-nosed Squirrel

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Ruedas, L.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern as, although this species occurs at extremely low densities in suitable habitat, known suitable habitat is not under threat. There is essentially no exploitation above 1,500 m throughout the range of the species. Although rare, and difficult to capture, it is therefore not thought to be at risk.
History:
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is restricted to mountains of central Sulawesi (Indonesia) (Thorington and Hoffmann 2005), at altitudes between 1,400 and 2,300 m.
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia (Sulawesi)
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Population [top]

Population: This species occurs at extremely low densities in suitable habitat.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a terrestrial vermivore species living in primary montane forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place; it is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, ecology, and threats to this species.

Citation: Ruedas, L. 2008. Hyosciurus heinrichi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 November 2014.
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