Sundasciurus davensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Sciuridae

Scientific Name: Sundasciurus davensis (Sanborn, 1952)
Common Name(s):
English Davao Squirrel
Taxonomic Notes: Corbet and Hill (1992) synonymized Sundasciurus davensis, S. mindanensis, and S. samarensis with S. philippinensis.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-08-15
Assessor(s): Kennerley, R. & Gerrie, R.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Listed as Data Deficient as it is known only from the type locality. There is no information on the population status, distribution limits and threats to this species. It is likely that with further survey work the species will be shown to warrant listing as Least Concern, but in the absence of more reliable information it is provisionally listed as Data Deficient.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the type locality on Mindanao island (Phlippines): Madaum, Tagum Municipality, Davao province (Musser and Carleton 2005).
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits primary and secondary lowland forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place. Further studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, natural history and threats to this species.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This errata assessment has been created because the map was accidentally left out of the version published previously.

Citation: Kennerley, R. & Gerrie, R. 2016. Sundasciurus davensis. (errata version published in 2017) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T42565A115190370. . Downloaded on 21 September 2017.
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