menubar

mainmenu

Events Calendar

<<  June 2017  >>
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
     1  2  3  4
  5  6  7  8  91011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Members Login



Wild Fauna / Animals PDF Print E-mail

 

Philippine Wild Fauna /Animals


TAXONOMIC GROUP

NO. OF SPECIES

NO. OF ENDEMIC SPECIES

NO. OF THREATENED SPECIES1

(DAO 2004-15)2




CR3

EN4

VU5

OTS6

TOTAL NO. OF THREATENED SPECIES

Land Mammals

231

130

8

12

17

5

42

Birds

612

190

15

59

53

-

127

 

Reptiles

301

196

5

11

4

4

24

 

Amphibians

116

95

-

4

10

-

14

 

 

Insecta

20,940

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

22,200

 

 

28

86

84

9

207

 

  1. Threatened species
    a general term to denote species or subspecies considered as critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or other accepted categories of wildlife whose population is at risk of extinction

  2. DAO 2004-15 – DENR Administrative Order No. 15 Series of 2004
    “Establishing the List of the Threatened Species and Their Categories, and the List of Other Wildlife Species under the Jurisdiction of DENR Pursuant to Republic Act No. 9147, Otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act”

  3. CR – Critically Endangered
    refers to a species or subspecies that is facing extremely high risk of extinction in the wild in the immediate future

  4. EN – Endangered
    refers to species or subspecies that is not critically endangered but whose survival in the wild is unlikely if the causal factors continue operating

  5. Vu – Vulnerable
    refers to species or subspecies that is not critically endangered nor endangered but is under threat from adverse factors throughout their range and is likely to move to the endangered category in the near future

  6. OTS – Other Threatened Species
    refers to species or subspecies that is not critically endangered, endangered nor vulnerable but is under threat from adverse factors, such as over collection, throughout their range and is likely to move to the vulnerable category in the near future

.