Vandeleuria nolthenii — Overview

Nolthenius's Long-tailed Climbing Mouse learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

This species is endemic to the central highlands of Sri Lanka, recorded from a few fragmented locations in the Central Province occuring at altitiudes of 1,320 to 2,130 m asl (Molur et al. 2005; Philips 1980; W.I.L.D.P.T.S. de A. Goonatilake in litt. 2005). Based on available montane habitats the extent of occurrence and area of occupancy have been estimated as less than 5,000 km. and less than 500 km, respectively (Molur et al. 2005).


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