Hylaeamys acritus 


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)
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 occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: Very little is know about populations of this species
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

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 2008: e.T136283A4269072. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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