Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Ctenomyidae

Scientific Name: Ctenomys coludo
Species Authority: Thomas, 1920
Taxonomic Notes: Included in fulvus by Cabrera (1961) and Woods (1993), but considered provisionally distinct by Contreras et al. (1977). Galliari et al. (1996) commented on the absence of data for placing this taxon in synonymy (Wilson and Reeder 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R.
Reviewer(s): Chapman, R., Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient due to continuing uncertainty on the species distribution, threats and conservation measures. This species is suspected to be threatened, however, there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirement; thus it is not possible to assess the species against criteria for threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from the type location of Catamarca Province, La Puntilla, Argentina.
Countries occurrence:
Lower elevation limit (metres): 1000
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1000
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population size of this species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information available about the ecology and habitat requirements of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information available on any threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no information available about any conservation measures being made to protect this species. Further research is necessary to clarify the true status of this species.

Citation: Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. 2008. Ctenomys coludo. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136308A4272438. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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