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Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This is an endemic species of China, occurring in the following provinces: Beijing, Hebei, (Smith and Xie 2008), Nei Mongol, Shanxi, (CSIS 2008), Hubei and Shaanxi.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
There are no data on the habitat and ecology of this species (Smith and Xie 2008).

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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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
Smith, A.T., Johnston, C.H., Jones, G. & Rossiter, S.

Reviewer/s
Johnston, C.H. & Chanson, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)

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Justification
Although there are few data regarding this species, it is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a several protected areas, 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
There are no current data on the population status for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species are not known.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species occurs in Songshan, Shennongjia, and Pangquangou Nature Reserves (CSIS 2008), and may be present in other protected areas. Research is needed in the areas of population status, biology and ecology, habitat status, and threats. In China, this species was regionally Red Listed (as M. mystacinus) as Near Threatened nearly meeting the criteria for listing as Vulnerable under criterion A1bc (Wang and Xie 2004).
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