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Calomys tocantinsi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Calomys tocantinsi
Species Authority: Bonvicino, Lima & Almeida, 2003

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Bonvicino, C. & Marinho-Filho, J.
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 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: This species is known from Goias, Mato Grosso and Tocantins States, central Brazil (Bonvicino et al. 2003).
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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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.).
Population Trend: Unknown

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.).
Systems: Terrestrial

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. & Marinho-Filho, J. 2008. Calomys tocantinsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 September 2014.
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