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Crateromys australis (Dinagat bushy-tailed cloud rat)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Dinagat bushy-tailed cloud rat, Dinagat crateromys or Dinagat cloud rat (Crateromys australis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only on Dinagat Island in the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. The main threat is habitat loss caused by deforestation and chromite mining. It was long known only by the holotype collected by Dioscoro S.
View Wikipedia Record: Crateromys australis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Crateromys australis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.46
EDGE Score: 5.02


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Mindanao-Eastern Visayas rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Mount Kambinlio and Mount Redondo Philippines  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Philippines Philippines Yes

Range Map



Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access