|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Kryštufek, B., Shenbrot, G., Sozen, M. & Molur, S.
||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
- 1996 – Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)
|Range Description:||This widespread species ranges from the Near East, through the north of the Arabian Peninsula and Iran to most of South Asia. It has been recorded from southeastern Turkey (Yiğit et al. 2001), eastern Syria, Kuwait and Iraq (Harrison and Bates 1991), ranging through much of central and southern Iran to Pakistan and Afghanistan, from here it ranges throughout India, and Sri Lanka, being also widely distributed through much of Nepal south of the Himalayas. It ranges in elevation from sea level up to 2,000 m (Molur et al. 2005).|
Afghanistan; India; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Kuwait; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Syrian Arab Republic; Turkey
|♦ Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:||>2,001|
|♦ Upper elevation limit (metres):||2000|
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