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Graphiurus johnstoni

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA GLIRIDAE

Scientific Name: Graphiurus johnstoni
Species Authority: (Thomas, 1898)
Synonym(s):
Graphiurus kelleni (Thomas, 1898) subspecies johnstoni

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Schlitter, D.
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 extent of occurrence, natural history, threats and conservation status.
History:
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species appears to be limited to southern Malawi (Ansell and Dowsett 1988; Holden 2005). The range limits are not well known.
Countries:
Native:
Malawi
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Population [top]

Population: There is little information available on the abundance of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is generally associated with savanna woodland (Ansell and Dowsett 1988).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is possible that the species is present in some protected areas. It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, natural history, and threats to this little-known species.

Citation: Schlitter, D. 2008. Graphiurus johnstoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 November 2014.
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