Haeromys pusillus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Muridae

Scientific Name: Haeromys pusillus
Species Authority: (Thomas, 1893)
Common Name(s):
English Sundaic Haeromys, Lesser Ranee Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4c ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Chiozza, F.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Vulnerable because of a population decline, estimated to be more than 30% over the last three generations, inferred from past and continuing habitat destruction.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species have been recorded in Borneo and in Palawan and Calawit islands (Philippines). However, it is very likely extinct on Calawit and it has not been found on Palawan in most recent survey. So, probably the Borneo population is the only remaining.
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia; Malaysia
Possibly extinct:
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Population [top]

Population: This species is rare.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits lowland forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is threatened by habitat loss.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Chiozza, F. 2008. Haeromys pusillus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T9632A13005615. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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