Dendromus vernayi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Nesomyidae

Scientific Name: Dendromus vernayi
Species Authority: Hill & Carter, 1937
Common Name(s):
English Vernay's Climbing Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-10-19
Assessor(s): Kennerley, R.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Dieterlen, F.
Listed as Data Deficient as it is still known only from the type locality and it is not thought to have been collected again since it was first described. There is no information known about its extent of occurrence, population status or ecological requirements to enable an assessment to be made.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the type locality, Chitau, east-central Angola at around 1,500 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Angola (Angola)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):1500
Upper elevation limit (metres):1500
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Population [top]

Population:It is not thought to have been collected again since it was first described.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The type locality is in an agricultural area that was previously moist savannah.

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The type locality is not within a protected area.

Citation: Kennerley, R. 2016. Dendromus vernayi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T6449A22234694. . Downloaded on 26 April 2017.
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