|Scientific Name:||Graphiurus microtis|
|Species Authority:||(Noack, 1887)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Includes woosnami, griselda and other forms (see Holden 1993).
Will be transferred to family Gliridae.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Cassola, F. & Child, M.F.|
|Contributor(s):||Schlitter, D. & Grubb, P.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a number of protected areas, has a tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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|Range Description:||This species is widely distributed in Subsaharan Africa, from southern Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia, through East Africa and parts of eastern Central Africa, to Angola and northern South Africa. It has been recorded to 2,600 m asl.|
Native:Angola (Angola); Botswana; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Kenya; Lesotho; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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|Population:||This is probably a common species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is present in a range of savanna and woodland habitats. It is commonly found in as a commensal with people.|
|Generation Length (years):||2-3|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species occurs in several protected areas, including Taita Hills and Mount Kenya National Park.|
|Citation:||Cassola, F. & Child, M.F. 2016. Graphiurus microtis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T9485A22221518.Downloaded on 24 February 2017.|
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