Tupaia tana

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Scandentia
Family: Tupaiidae

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Tupaia tana

Tupaia tana is a chordate, or more specifically a mammal, in the Tupaiidae family.

Tupaia tana is commonly known (its common name) as the Large Tree Shrew in English.

Tupaia tana is classified as lower risk-least concern by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species maintained by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Species Authority: The species authority, or the name(s) of scientist(s) or person(s) who first described Tupaia tana is Raffles, 1821 (IUCN Red List).

Country Distribution: Tupaia tana is found in the following countries:
    Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia
(IUCN Red List).

Biome(s)/Ecosystem(s): IUCN lists the following as biomes for Tupaia tana: Terrestrial (IUCN Red List).


Red List Category & Criteria: Tupaia tana is listed as LR/lc    ver 2.3 (1994) (IUCN Red List).

Year Assessed: Tupaia tana's status was assessed in 1996 (IUCN Red List).

Assessor: Tupaia tana's Red List status was evaluated by Insectivore Specialist Group (IUCN Red List).

Red List Rational / Justification : Tupaia tana is listed by IUCN for the following: The population does not appear to be in decline. Assessed as Least Concern. (IUCN Red List).

Data Sources for IUCN data: The following is a list of citations from the IUCN web site for Tupaia tana:

Citations listed by IUCN

Insectivore Specialist Group. For more information, see the Specialist Group website

Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. (eds). 1993. Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Second edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London.

(IUCN Red List).

Links: IUCN Red List Profile for Tupaia tana (IUCN Red List).

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