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Oxymycterus quaestor

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Oxymycterus quaestor
Species Authority: Thomas, 1903

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): D'Elia, G. & Pardinas, U.
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, 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 northeastern Argentina (Misiones Province), southeastern Brazil (from northern Rio Grande do Sul to Rio de Janeiro States), and may extend into extreme eastern Paraguay (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: Little is known about populations of this species - it is believed to be a common species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits moist and dry scrub, and subtropical forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Little is known of threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is found in several protected areas.

Citation: D'Elia, G. & Pardinas, U. 2008. Oxymycterus quaestor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 August 2014.
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