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Cratogeomys goldmani 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Geomyidae

Scientific Name: Cratogeomys goldmani
Species Authority: Merriam, 1895

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-06-18
Assessor(s): Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I., Lacher, T. & Vázquez, E.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, tolerance of a 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.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in eastern Zacatecas, southern Nuevo Leon, and San Luis Potosí, Mexico (Wilson and Reeder 1993).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Mexico
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Population [top]

Population:This species is very common.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species' biology and ecology are poorly known. It lives in arid and semi-arid areas with sandy soils and desert-vegetation. It can also be found in degraded lands and agricultural areas.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species. However, it is considered a pest in agricultural areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures for this species. It is probably found in protected areas within its range.

Citation: Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I., Lacher, T. & Vázquez, E. 2016. Cratogeomys goldmani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T136647A22216690. . Downloaded on 01 October 2016.
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