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Graphiurus angolensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA GLIRIDAE

Scientific Name: Graphiurus angolensis
Species Authority: de Winton, 1897

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Coetzee, N., Griffin, M. & Grubb, P.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status, extent of occurrence, natural history, threats and conservation status.
History:
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This little-known species has been recorded from seven localities in the escarpment zone of central and northern Angola and from western Zambia. It has been found from 1,000 to 2,000 m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance is not well known, but it is probably not common.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is generally associated with dry woodland habitats. Little additional information is available on the species natural history.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known. It is possible that there are no major threats to this species within its known range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None of the localities from which this species has been recorded are within protected areas. Additional studies are needed to determine the taxonomic relationship between this species in and Graphiurus rupicola. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology, and threats to this poorly-known species.

Citation: Coetzee, N., Griffin, M. & Grubb, P. 2008. Graphiurus angolensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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