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Hylaeamys acritus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Hylaeamys acritus
Species Authority: (Emmons & Patton, 2005)
Taxonomic Notes: Oryzomys is a generic synonym (Weksler et al. 2006).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Emmons, L. & Patton, J.L.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Data Deficient as it was only recently discovered and very little information is available on its threats, habitat and ecology and distribution.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species was recently described and is known from only a handful of locations in northeastern Bolivia (Santa Cruz and Beni Departments) in the environs of Noel Kempff Mercado National Park.
Countries:
Native:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: Very little is know about populations of this species
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is known from only a few localities. It is suspected to prefer humid, semi deciduous forest and liana forests and wet and dry savanna and cerrado formations (Emmons and Patton, 2005).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Major threats are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Occurs in at least one protected area (type locality in Noel Kempff Mercado NP).

Citation: Emmons, L. & Patton, J.L. 2008. Hylaeamys acritus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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