Dremomys everetti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Sciuridae

Scientific Name: Dremomys everetti (Thomas, 1890)
Common Name(s):
English Bornean Mountain Ground Squirrel

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-01-19
Assessor(s): Tizard, R.J
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Lunde, D.P., Duckworth, J.W. & Lee, B.
Listed as Least Concern as it is common species, and although it is very susceptible to habitat disturbance, its main altitudinal zones are above the levels of severe habitat loss.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found on mountains of north and west Borneo (Kalimantan, Sarawak, Sabah), above 975 m (Thorington and Hoffmann 2005).
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Kalimantan); Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):975
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Population [top]

Population:This species is fairly common and stable throughout its range (Han pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species can tolerate secondary forest and fruit orchards, and appear to be more common in primary forest (Han pers. comm.).
Generation Length (years):3-4

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation due to land conversion for agriculture is the major threat to this species, even right outside Mt. Kinabalu National Park, where people grow vegetables at high altitudes (Han pers. comm.).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in at least Mt. Kinabalu National Park (Han pers. comm.) and Gunung Mulu National Park (Giman pers. comm.).

Citation: Tizard, R.J. 2016. Dremomys everetti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T6820A22255505. . Downloaded on 21 October 2017.
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