Reithrodon typicus 


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: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
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.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), North Argentina (Provincia de Entrerios) and Uruguay.
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Brazil; Uruguay
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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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several proteced areas.

Citation: Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G. 2008. Reithrodon typicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136583A4313578. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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