Cryptonanus unduaviensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Didelphimorphia Didelphidae

Scientific Name: Cryptonanus unduaviensis
Species Authority: (Tate, 1931)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Brito, D., Astua de Moraes, D., Lew, D., Soriano, P. & Emmons, L.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient since there is still very little information on its distribution, status, threats and ecological requirements. This species is suspected to be threatened, however, the degree of threat is unknown; further research is necessary in order to assess this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is known only from northern Bolivia (Gardner 2007).
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: No information is available on populations.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Little is known of the habitat and ecology of this species. Some individuals were captured in seasonally flooded grasslands surrounded by forest (Voss et. al. 2005).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Major threats are unknown, however, numerous potential threats could be impacting populations, including agriculture and deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species likely occurs in several protected areas, however, more research is necessary on the natural history, threats and distribution.

Citation: Brito, D., Astua de Moraes, D., Lew, D., Soriano, P. & Emmons, L. 2008. Cryptonanus unduaviensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136749A4335121. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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