Sundasciurus jentinki 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Sciuridae

Scientific Name: Sundasciurus jentinki (Thomas, 1887)
Common Name(s):
English Jentink's Squirrel

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-01-19
Assessor(s): Meijaard, E.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Duckworth, J.W.
Listed as Least Concern because there are no major threats to this species, it occurs at more than 5 locations within its range, and it is expected to be found more widely in the Bornean mountains, which needs to be substantiated. Because it is a hill species the major forest conversion in Borneo occurs below this species' range.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This type locality of this species is Mt. Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. It probably also occurs on all of the central mountain range of Borneo, but this needs to be substantiated.
Countries occurrence:
Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:This species is common in suitable habitat.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found in montane forests.
Generation Length (years):3

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is threatened by small-scale agriculture for strawberries and potatoes.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas across its range.

Citation: Meijaard, E. 2016. Sundasciurus jentinki. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T21156A22250549. . Downloaded on 25 September 2017.
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