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Isothrix pagurus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA ECHIMYIDAE

Scientific Name: Isothrix pagurus
Species Authority: Wagner, 1845
Common Name(s):
English Plain Brush-tailed Rat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Patton, J. & Bonvicino, C.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed stable population, it likely occurs in a number of protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This rodent occurs in the Amazon Basin of Central Brazil from Río Madeira east to Río Tapajoz and north to lower Río Negro (Eisenberg and Redford, 1999, Woods, 1993).
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on population or abundance.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in Terra Firme forests, associated with black water rivers.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats identified at this time.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species has not been reported from any protected areas, although its distribution range includes a number of protected areas (Patton, J. pers. comm.).

Citation: Patton, J. & Bonvicino, C. 2008. Isothrix pagurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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