Bentayan Wildlife Reserve


Gov.RegulationDecree of the Ministry of Forestry No. 76/Kpts-II/2001
DateMaret 15, 2001
Large (Hektar)23.220
Technical implementation UnitBKSDA Sumatera Selatan
NotePrevious Bentayan Wildlife Sanctuary is a reg forest area. 29 within which there are protected flora-fauna of 1981 according to the Decree of the Minister of Agriculture Number. 276 / Kpts / Um / 4/1981, dated April 4, 1981 was appointed Bentayan Wildlife Reserve with an area of ​​19,300 ha in 1982 returned with Decree of the Minister of Agriculture Number. 925 / Kpts / Um / 12/1982, dated December 27, 1982 with an area of ​​19,300 ha.

Year 1986 reappointed by Decree of Minister of Forestry no. 410 / Kpts-II / 1986, dated 29 December 1986 with an area of ​​38,000 ha. In 1985/1986 the definitive borders were defined with an area of ​​23,220 ha (14,780 ha of land cleared for rubber plantations, sedentary cultivation and community crops).

Year 2001 reappointed by Decree of Minister of Forestry no. 76 / Kpts-II / 2001, dated March 15, 2001 with an area of ​​23,220 ha.

Bentayan Wildlife Sanctuary condition is currently experiencing damage due to the encroachment of the area by the people around the area. Damage to the area due to encroachment estimated 20% of the area.


ProvinceSumatera Selatan
  1. Kabupaten Banyuasin
  2. Kabupaten Musi Banyuasin
District1.1 Kecamatan Tungkal Ilir

2.1 Kecamatan Sungai Lilin

Village1.1.1 Desa Bentayan

2.1.1 Desa Nusa Serasan


Elevation (mDpl)
0 – 130
Topography Bentayan wildlife reserves include sloping up to light waves with 0 – 20% slopes …
type climate…? (Schmidt&Ferguson)
28° – 34°; Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Council check …





IdentificationThe variety of flora contained in SM Bentayan are medang, mahang, sungkai, perupuk, rengas, and plants such as rattan, fractured, pandanus, and bush. Besides meranti (Shorea spp.), Pulai (Alstoniaspp.), Jelutung, durian, and outstretched.

In addition there are several other types such as laban (Vitex pubescens), medang (Litsea sp.), Merawan (Hopea mangarawan), manggeris (Kompasea sp.), Merbau (Instia binua), tembesu (Fagrarea fagrans), and some plant species under such as rattan (Calamus sp.).

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Overview of flora in South Sumatra
Tree===> click here
Non Tree===> click here
Coral===> click here


IdentificationMammals: Sumatran tiger (Phantera tigris sumatrensis), Deer (Cervus unicolor), Trenggiling (Manis javanica), Hedgehog (Hystridae) Wild boar (Sus sp.), Deer (Muntiacus muncak), Honey Bear (Helarctos malayanus)

Primates: Apes (Macaca sp),

Reptile: Crocodile (Crocodylus), ..

Birds: Hornbills (Buceros spp.), King Shrimp (Halcyon tunebris), Birds Betet …

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overview of fauna in South Sumatra
Amfibian===> click here
Bird===> click here
Fish===> click here
Insect===> click here
Mammalia===> click here
Primata===> click here
Reptil===> click here
Invertebrata===> click here


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  1. Statistik Dirjen KSDAE 2016; Dirjen KSDAE (Link:
  2. Statistik Dirjen KSDAE 2015; Dirjen KSDAE (
  3. Rencana Tata Ruang Wilayah PROVINSI SUMATERA SELATAN 2005-2019 (
  4. Strategi dan Rencana Aksi Keanekaragaman Hayati Provinsi Sumatera Selatan/SeHati Sumsel (2017-2021); Dinas Kehutanan Pemerintah Provinsi Sumatera Selatan, 2017 (
  5. Potensi Konflik dan Pola Penguasaan Kawasan Suaka Margasatwa Bentayan di Sumatera Selatan; Didi Tahyudin, FKIP Universitas Sriwijaya, Program Doctor Universitas Sriwijaya 2014 (
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