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Microsciurus santanderensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA SCIURIDAE

Scientific Name: Microsciurus santanderensis
Species Authority: (Hernandez-Camacho, 1957)
Common Name(s):
English Santander Dwarf Squirrel
Taxonomic Notes: Molecular data suggest that species level taxonomy of Microsciurus is confused.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Koprowski, J. & Roth, L.
Reviewer(s): McKnight, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) & Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing problems with its taxonomy as well as an absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence and status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in Colombia, between the Magdalena River and the Cordillera Oriental. It is possibly also in Panama and Venezuela.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia
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Population [top]

Population: No population information could be found.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is poorly known.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research is needed into its taxonomy, distribution, populations status, and threats.

Citation: Koprowski, J. & Roth, L. 2008. Microsciurus santanderensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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