|Scientific Name:||Pseudochirops archeri|
|Species Authority:||(Collett, 1884)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Burnett, S. & Winter, J.|
|Reviewer(s):||Lamoreux, J. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Listed as Least Concern because, although its extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.
|Range Description:||It occurs from 50 km south of Ingham, to 120 km north-west of Cairns (Mt. Windsor Tableland), Queensland, Australia. Its area of occupancy has declined through clearing of rainforest, especially on the Atherton Tableland (Maxwell et al. 1996).|
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|Population:||It is a common species and varies in density across its range.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species lives in cool rainforests at elevations above 300 m, often associated with figs (which form a large part of its diet) and in disturbed habitats. It does not use tree hollows (Maxwell et al. 1996). It is able to tolerate some degree of habitat fragmentation, and can cross linear barriers on the ground.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to the species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Recommended actions include (Maxwell et al. 1996): monitor distribution and abundance; conduct research on population dynamics and habitat utilisation. Most of its range is within World Heritage Protected areas.|
Maxwell, S., Burbidge, A. A. and Morris, K. 1996. The 1996 Action Plan for Australian Marsupials and Monotremes. Australasian Marsupial and Monotreme Specialist Group, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Gland, Switzerland.
|Citation:||Burnett, S. & Winter, J. 2008. Pseudochirops archeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 07 July 2015.|
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