Sicista pseudonapaea 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Dipodidae

Scientific Name: Sicista pseudonapaea Strautman, 1949
Common Name(s):
English Grey Birch Mouse, Gray Birch Mouse
Taxonomic Notes: Reviewed by Gromov and Erbajeva (1995) and Shenbrot et al. (1995).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-09-07
Assessor(s): Clayton, E.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Tsytsulina, K.
Listed as Data Deficient as there is very little information available on population trends or potential threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Sicista pseudonapaea is known from middle mountain belt in the Altai Mountains (1,000-2,000 m).
Countries occurrence:
China; Kazakhstan
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):1000
Upper elevation limit (metres):2000
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Population [top]

Population:No data available, but it is known not to be abundant.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabits meadows, shrub areas and light larch mountain taiga in the south Altai Mountains. It is active in dusk and solitary. Hibernates during winter. Feed on invertebrates and seeds. Reproduce once a year.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown. Habitat loss may result in shrinking of the range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Species occurs in some protected areas. Further research on ecology, habitat status and conservation measures is required.

Citation: Clayton, E. 2016. Sicista pseudonapaea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T20191A22203925. . Downloaded on 21 September 2017.
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