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The world's most endangered tarsiers


Chart: conservation status of the world's tarsiers
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's tarsiers


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
TARSIIDAETarsius tumparaSiau Island TarsierCRdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius lariangLariang TarsierDDdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius pumilusLesser Spectral Tarsier, Mountain Tarsier, Pygmy Tarsier, Sulawesi Mountain TarsierDDdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius wallaceiWallaces TarsierDDdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius pelengensisPeleng Island Tarsier, Peleng TarsierENdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius sangirensisSagihe Island Tarsier, Sangihe TarsierENdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius syrichtaPhilippine Tarsier, Phillipine TarsierNTdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius bancanusHorsfield's Tarsier, Horsfields Tarsier, Western TarsierVUdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius dentatusDiana Tarsier, Dian's TarsierVUdecreasing
TARSIIDAETarsius tarsierEastern Tarsier, Spectral Tarsier, Sulawesi TarsierVUdecreasing


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.





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