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Brucepattersonius paradisus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Brucepattersonius paradisus
Species Authority: Mares & Braun, 2000
Common Name(s):
English Arroyo Of Paradise Akodont
Taxonomic Notes: Need further taxonomic review.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): D'Elia, G., Pardinas, U. & Patterson, B.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from type locality: Argentina, Misiones Province, Guaraní Department, junction of Hwy 2 and Arroyo Paraíso, 197 m (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population and/or abundance of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species holotype was collected in a rocky area within disturbed rainforest approximately 6 m uphill from a river (Mares and Braun 2000).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation at the forest areas where it was found.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is not included in any protected area.

Citation: D'Elia, G., Pardinas, U. & Patterson, B. 2008. Brucepattersonius paradisus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 September 2014.
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