|Scientific Name:||Pteromys momonga|
|Species Authority:||Temminck, 1844|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Ishii, N. & Kaneko, Y.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Chanson, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Listed as Least Concern because it is relatively widespread, common, and there are currently no known threats.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to Japan, and is found on Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu (Abe, et al., 2005).|
Native:Japan (Honshu, Kyushu)
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|Population:||It is not so common, but primarily found at higher elevations so more rarely seen.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species inhabits forests, from montane to subalpine zones (Abe, et al., 2005).|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is present in protected areas.|
Abe, H., Ishii, N., Ito, T., Kaneko, Y., Maeda, K., Miura, S. and Yoneda, M. 2005. A Guide to the Mammals of Japan. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, Japan.
|Citation:||Ishii, N. & Kaneko, Y. 2008. Pteromys momonga. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.|
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