Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found in Venezuela, south of Orinoco River from the Colombian border to Cuidad Bolivar (Wilson and Reeder, 2005)
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
The habitat preferences and ecology of this species are unknown.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2008

Assessor/s
Amori, G., Koprowski, J. & Roth, L.

Reviewer/s
Chanson, J. & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is classified as Data Deficient owing to lack of knowledge of its ecology, threats and conservation status. However, due to its restricted range and continuing loss of habitat due to deforestation there is concern that the species may be threatened.
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Population

Population
The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species, if any, are unknown.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The conservation status of this species is unknown.
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Wikipedia

Fiery squirrel

The fiery squirrel (Sciurus flammifer) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is endemic to Venezuela.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amori, G., Koprowski, J. & Roth, L. (2008). Sciurus flammifer. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  • Thorington, R. W. and R. S. Hoffmann. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
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