Isothrix negrensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Echimyidae

Scientific Name: Isothrix negrensis Thomas, 1920
Taxonomic Notes: Included in bistriata until recognized as distinct species based on sequence, chromosomal and morphological differentiation (Bovicino et al. 2003).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-06-10
Assessor(s): Patton, J.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Naylor, L. & Bonvicino, C.R.
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed stable 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.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in the central Amazon Basin of eastern Colombia and Brazil, from the lower Rio Juruá east to the Rio Madeira on the south side of the Rio Solimões, and on the north side throughout the Rio Negro drainage (Fabre 2016, Emmons and Patton 2015).
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia
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Population [top]

Population:This rodent is moderately common.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found in seasonally inundated, lowland rainforest along both whitewater and blackwater rivers (Emmons and Patton 2015).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species, if any, are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded in the Jaú and Mamirua National Parks.

Citation: Patton, J. 2016. Isothrix negrensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T136751A22211518. . Downloaded on 23 January 2018.
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