Callosciurus baluensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Sciuridae

Scientific Name: Callosciurus baluensis
Species Authority: (Bonhote, 1901)
Common Name(s):
English Kinabalu Squirrel

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Duckworth, J.W., Meijaard, E. & Gumal, M.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, it occurs in a number of protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has been found above 300 m elevation in Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia.
Countries occurrence:
Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
Lower elevation limit (metres): 300
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance and population size of this species are not known.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits primary forest, but also occurs in secondary forest and agricultural lands.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is present in a number of protected areas across its range, including Kinabalu National Park.

Citation: Duckworth, J.W., Meijaard, E. & Gumal, M. 2008. Callosciurus baluensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T3593A9968301. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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