|Scientific Name:||Dendrolagus mayri|
|Species Authority:||Rothschild & Dollman, 1933|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This species is usually considered a subspecies of Dendrolagus dorianus (e.g., Flannery 1995, Groves 2005), but we provisionally treat it as a separate species following Helgen (2007).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered D ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Leary, T., Seri, L., Flannery, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S, Helgen, K., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Allison, A. & James, R.|
|Reviewer/s:||Lamoreux, J. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Listed as Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) because if the species still exists the population must be very small (less than 50 mature individuals) and likely in decline due to hunting pressures. Although the area has not been well-sampled, there have been a few visits to the area with no reports of this species.
|Range Description:||Known only from a single specimen (an adult male) collected in 1928 by Ernst Mayr in the Wondiwoi Peninsula of Papua (Indonesia). Elevation of specimen: 1,600 m asl.|
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|Population:||The population of this species is unknown.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It inhabits mossy montane forest.|
|Major Threat(s):||Presumably hunting is the main threat.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas. Field surveys are needed to find this species. Although the area has not been well-sampled, there have been a few visits to the area with no reports of this species.|
Flannery, T. F. 1995. The Mammals of New Guinea, 2nd edition. Reed Books, Sydney, Australia.
Groves, C. P. 2005. Order Diprotodontia. In: D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 43-70. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Helgen, K. M. 2007. A Taxonomic and Geographic Overview of the Mammals of Papua. In: A. J. Marshall and B. M. Beehler (eds), The Ecology of Papua, pp. 689-749. Periplus Editions, Singapore.
|Citation:||Leary, T., Seri, L., Flannery, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S, Helgen, K., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Allison, A. & James, R. 2008. Dendrolagus mayri. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 08 March 2014.|
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