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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Singapore Mammal Checklist

Class Mammalia


Shrews

House Shrew (Suncus murinus) - Common
Southeast Asian White-toothed Shrew (Crocidura fuliginosa) - Rare

Pangolin

Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica) - Uncommon

Carnivores

Common Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) - Uncommon
Three-striped Palm Civet (Arctogalidia trivirgata) - Rare
Large Indian Civet (Viverra zibetha) - Rare
Malay Civet (Viverra tangalunga) - Rare
Asian Small-clawed Otter (Aonyx cinereus) - Rare
Smooth Otter (Lutrogale perspicillata) - Uncommon
Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) - Rare

Dugong

Dugong (Dugong dugon) - Rare

Elephant

Asian Elephant (Elaphas maximus) - Rare Visitor

Dolphins and Whales

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) - Rare
Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) - Rare
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) - Uncommon
Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) - Rare
Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus) - Rare
Fraser's Dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) - Rare
False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) - Rare
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata) - Rare
Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris) - Rare
Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) - Rare
Sei Whale (Balaenoptera borealis) - Rare
Bryde's Whale (Balaenoptera edeni) - Rare

Pig and Deer

Wild Pig (Sus scrofa) - Common
Sambar (Rusa unicolor) - Rare
Lesser Mousedeer (Tragulus kancil) - Rare
Greater Mousedeer (Tragulus napu) - Rare

Tapir

Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus ) - Rare Visitor

Rodents

Asian House Mouse (Mus castaneus) - Common
Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) - Common
Asian House Rat (Rattus tanezumi)- Common
Polynesian Rat (Rattus exulans) - Rare
Malaysian Wood Rat (Rattus tiomanicus) - Rare
Singapore Rat (Rattus annandalei) - Rare
Brown Spiny Rat (Maxomys rajah) - Rare
Red Spiny Rat (Maxomys surifer) - Rare
Plantain Squirrel (Callosciurus notatus) - Common
Variable Squirrel (Callosciurus finlaysonii) - Uncommon - Introduced
Slender Squirrel (Sundasciurus tenuis) - Common
Cream-coloured Giant Squirrel (Ratufa affinis) - Extirpated
Shrew-faced Ground Squirrel (Rhinosciurus laticaudatus) - Rare
Red-cheeked Flying Squirrel (Hylopetes spadiceus) - Rare
Horsfield's Flying Squirrel (Iomys horsfieldii) - Rare
Red Giant Flying Squirrel (Petaurista petaurista) - Extirpated
Malaysian Porcupine (Hystrix brachyura) - Rare

Bats

Malayan Flying Fox (Pteropus vampyrus) - Rare
Lesser Dog-faced Fruit Bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) - Common
Dusky Fruit Bat (Penthetor lucasi) - Uncommon
Common Long-tongued Fruit Bat (Macroglossus minimus) - Rare
Cave Nectar Bat (Eonycteris spelaea) - Common
Lesser Sheath-tailed Bat (Emballonura monticola) - Rare
Black-bearded Tomb Bat (Taphozous melanopogon) - Rare
Pouched Tomb Bat (Saccolaimus saccolaimus) - Common
Southeast Asian Hollow-faced Bat (Nycteris tragata) - Rare
Lesser False Vampire (Megaderma spasma) - Rare
Glossy Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus lepidus) - Common
Trefoil Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus trifoliatus) - Rare
Woolly Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus luctus) - Rare
Bicolored Roundleaf Bat (Hipposideros bicolor) - Rare
Hardwicke's Woolly Bat (Kerivoula hardwickii) - Rare
Whiskered Myotis (Myotis muricola) - Common
Grey Large-footed Myotis (Myotis adversus) - Common
Lesser Asiatic Yellow House Bat (Scotophilus kuhlii) - Common
Lesser Bamboo Bat (Tylonycteris pachypus) - Rare
Greater Bamboo Bat (Tylonycteris robustula) - Uncommon
Javan Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus javanicus) - Rare
Narrow-winged Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus stenopterus) - Rare
Brown Tube-nosed Bat (Murina suilla) - Rare
Naked Bulldog Bat (Cheiromeles torquatus) - Rare

Treeshrew

Common Treeshrew (Tupaia glis) - Common

Colugo

Malayan Colugo (Cynocephalus variegatus) - Common

Primates

Slow Loris (Nycticebus coucang) - Rare
Long-tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) - Common
Banded Leaf Monkey (Presbytis femoralis) - Rare

References

http://www.nbrcnparks.org/pdf/Bio_List_Mammal.pdf
http://www.wildsingapore.per.sg/discovery/mammal.htm
http://www.ecologyasia.com/html-menu/species-list.htm#Mammalia

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