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Hylaeamys perenensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Hylaeamys perenensis
Species Authority: (J.A. Allen, 1901)
Taxonomic Notes: Oryzomys is a generic synonym (Weksler et al. 2006).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Weksler, M. & Tirira, D.
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.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the east of the Andean foothills and western margins of the Amazon Basin, including central and southeast Colombia, east Ecuador, east Peru, northern Bolivia, and western Brazil (Patton et al., 2000; Percequillo, in press); eastern limits indeterminate (Musser and Carleton, 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: This species is common (Patton et al., 2000).
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is nocturnal, terrestrial, and solitary. It feeds on seeds, fruit, and insects. It if found in virtually every habitat along rivers in the Amazon, including disturbed habitats (Patton et al., 2000).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There does not appear to be any major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in many protected areas. No conservation measures are needed for this species.

Citation: Weksler, M. & Tirira, D. 2008. Hylaeamys perenensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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