Petaurillus emiliae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Sciuridae

Scientific Name: Petaurillus emiliae
Species Authority: Thomas, 1908
Common Name(s):
English Lesser Pygmy Flying Squirrel
Taxonomic Notes: Taxonomic experts need to check whether this is distinctive from P. hosei.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Duckworth, J.W. & Francis, C.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient because it is known only from the type specimen collected in 1901. Adequate surveys have not been done to look for this species, and so it cannot be considered Extinct.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from a single location in Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia.
Countries occurrence:
Malaysia (Sarawak)
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population: The abundance and population size of this species are not known, as the only known record is the type specimen from 1901.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is arboreal and probably prefers forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is threatened by habitat conversion due to agriculture and logging.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place. Further studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, reproduction and ecology of this species.

Citation: Duckworth, J.W. & Francis, C. 2008. Petaurillus emiliae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T16714A6307824. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided