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Andalgalomys olrogi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Andalgalomys olrogi
Species Authority: Williams & Mares, 1978
Common Name(s):
English Olrog's Chaco Mouse, Olrog’s Pericote
Taxonomic Notes: This species is considered for the assessment as A. olrogi and A. roigi, these are the same species according new studies (A.A. Garcia 2003). A. olrogi was considered in 1996 as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List; A. roigi was not included in the IUCN Red List.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Ojeda, R. & Pardinas, U.
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 because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, tolerance to some degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
History:
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in north central Argentina from Catamarca province south to San Luis province (Mares et al. 1997), and in the vicinity of Catamarca Province, west bank Río Amanao, considering the type locality of A. roigi (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina
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Population [top]

Population: It is cosidered a rare species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Species at type locality was taken from semiarid thorn scrub bordering saline flats, a narrow ecotone between the Chaco and Monte extending from Catamarca to Rio Negro provinces (Mares and Braun 1996).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in one protecetd area.

Citation: Ojeda, R. & Pardinas, U. 2008. Andalgalomys olrogi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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