Calomys tocantinsi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Calomys tocantinsi Bonvicino, Lima & Almeida, 2003
Common Name(s):
English Tocantins Vesper Mouse, Tocantins Laucha

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2016-12-23
Assessor(s): Bonvicino, C.R. & Marinho-Filho, J.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
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:This species is known from Goias, Mato Grosso and Tocantins States, central Brazil (Bonvicino et al. 2003).
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population:No information is available on this species, although other species in the genus are common (Bonvicino et al. 2003). Although the species has been collected only from three localities, this is due to limited sampling (Bonvicino pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found on the borders of gallery forest, Cerrado (Bonvicino et al. 2003). Fagundes et al. (2000) found the species in transitional areas between Amazonian rain forest and Cerrado. No information available on the reproductive activity (Bonvicino pers. comm.).
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction is occurring throughout its range (except in protected areas) (Marinho-Filho pers. comm.).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species occurs in Araguaia National Park (Bonvincino et al. 2003).

Citation: Bonvicino, C.R. & Marinho-Filho, J. 2017. Calomys tocantinsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T136679A22334992. . Downloaded on 22 June 2018.
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