Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Gliridae

Scientific Name: Graphiurus monardi
Species Authority: (St. Leger, 1936)
Common Name(s):
English Monard's Dormouse

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)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status, extent of occurrence, natural history, threats and conservation status.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This little-known species has been recorded from eastern Angola and northwestern Zambia. Ansell (1978) states that is known only from a few localities and is rarely collected.
Countries occurrence:
Angola (Angola); Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: It is only known from a very few specimens.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is generally associated with moist savanna habitats. There is little additional information available on the species natural history.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, ecology and threats to this species.

Citation: Schlitter, D. 2008. Graphiurus monardi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T9486A12993814. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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