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Ctenomys goodfellowi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CTENOMYIDAE

Scientific Name: Ctenomys goodfellowi
Species Authority: Thomas, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Considered a subspecies of boliviensis by Cabrera (1961) and by Woods (1993). Cook and Yates (1994) noted that taxon is distinct from boliviensis at the species level and Anderson (1997) recognized it as a distinct species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Dunnum, J. & Bernal, N.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern as although it is known from relatively restricted areas, it is adaptable to ongoing disturbance and is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has been recorded from two localities: Nuflo de Chavez, Esperanza, near Concepcion and from 10 km north of San Ramón, La Laguna, both in Santa Cruz Department of southeastern Bolivia (Anderson, 1997).
Countries:
Native:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: It is known only from a few specimens.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in Cerrado Chiquitano habitat and may be found in areas disturbed by cattle ranching.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There appear to be no major threats to this species. The species can be found in disturbed areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not present in any protected areas. Further research is needed into the distribution and ecology of this species.

Citation: Dunnum, J. & Bernal, N. 2008. Ctenomys goodfellowi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 October 2014.
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