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Reithrodon typicus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Reithrodon typicus
Species Authority: Waterhouse, 1837

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-01-31
Assessor(s): D'elia, G.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Pardiñas, U.
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It is recorded in south Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), north Argentina (Provincia de Entrerios) and Uruguay.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Argentina; Brazil; Uruguay
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:It is a common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found in grasslands and is herbivorous.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several proteced areas.

Citation: D'elia, G. 2016. Reithrodon typicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T136583A22367895. . Downloaded on 08 December 2016.
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