Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is endemic to montane forests on volcanoes of west and central Java. The type locality is at 1,830 m (Musser and Carleton 2005). It is possible that the species could be found on adjacent peaks after appropriate surveys, however, its presence here needs to be confirmed.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
It has been recorded from tropical montane forest. It is relatively disturbance-tolerant and can be found at the forest edge.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Maxomys bartelsii

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 34
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2008

Assessor/s
Aplin, K., Musser, G., Helgen K. & Lunde, D.

Reviewer/s
Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
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Population

Population
It is common and abundant, and easily trapped.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There appear to be no immediate threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It it present in Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park and may be present in other protected areas. Further studies are needed into the distribution of this species.
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Wikipedia

Bartels's spiny rat

Bartels's Spiny Rat (Maxomys bartelsii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Indonesia.

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