Tupaia javanica


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Tupaia javanica
Species Authority: Horsfield, 1822
Common Name(s):
English Horsfield's Treeshrew, Javan Tree Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Han, K.H. & Maharadatunkamsi, D.
Reviewer(s): Hoffmann, M. & Chanson, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Least Concern as although the species has undergone some major habitat loss at lower elevations, its occurrence at higher elevations renders range-wide declines on the order of 20-30% over the last decade unlikely.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in Indonesia on Bali, Java, Nias, and western Sumatra (Helgen 2005). It ranges up to 1,700 m (K.H. Han pers. comm.).
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Population [top]

Population: This species is rare throughout its range.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is invariably found in primary forest, and very rarely enters secondary habitats. It is largely arboreal, although it has been trapped on the ground occasionally.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to this species are logging and habitat degradation due to shifting agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is found in Gunung Ciremai National Park, and Cibodas Botanical Garden and Pangandayan Nature Reserve. It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Han, K.H. & Maharadatunkamsi, D. 2008. Tupaia javanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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