Lesser spectral tarsier (Tarsius pumilus)

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Lesser spectral tarsier fact file

Lesser spectral tarsier description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyTarsiidae
GenusTarsius (1)

Information on the lesser spectral tarsier is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Mountain tarsier, pygmy tarsier, Sulawesi mountain tarsier.
Spanish
Tarsero Piemeno.
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Lesser spectral tarsier status

Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (April, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Lesser spectral tarsier in the hands of a researcher  
Lesser spectral tarsier in the hands of a researcher

© Dr. Gursky-Doyen, courtesy of National Geographic Society

Sharon Gursky-Doyen
gursky@neo.tamu.edu

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