Golden-bellied treeshrew (Tupaia chrysogaster)

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Golden-bellied treeshrew on forest floor, tame individual
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Golden-bellied treeshrew fact file

Golden-bellied treeshrew description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderScandentia
FamilyTupaiidae
GenusTupaia (1)

Information on the golden-bellied treeshrew (Tupaia chrysogaster) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Golden-bellied tree shrew, Mentawai treeshrew.
Spanish
Tupaya De Vientre Dorado.
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Golden-bellied treeshrew status

The golden-bellied treeshrew is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (February, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Golden-bellied treeshrew on forest floor, tame individual  
Golden-bellied treeshrew on forest floor, tame individual

© Tony Whitten

Tony Whitten
Fauna & Flora International
Jupiter House
Station Road
Cambridge
CB1 2JD
United Kingdom
tony.whitten@fauna-flora.org

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