Ctenomys tulduco 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Ctenomyidae

Scientific Name: Ctenomys tulduco
Species Authority: Thomas, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Included in fulvus by Cabrera (1961), but considered provisionally distinct by Contreras et al. (1977) and listed as a distinct species by Galliari et al. (1996).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient due to continuing uncertainty on the species distribution, threats and conservation measures. This species is suspected to be threatened, however, there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirement; thus it is not possible to assess the species against criteria for threat. Further taxonomic information may change species status in the future.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is only known from the type locality; Sierra Tontal, San Juan Province, Argentina (Woods and Kilpatrick, 2005).
Countries occurrence:
Lower elevation limit (metres): 2700
Upper elevation limit (metres): 2700
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population status of this species. The area it is recorded from covers <500 km².
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information available about the ecology and habitat requirements of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no information available about any conservation measures being made to protect this species. Further research is necessary to clarify the true status of this species.

Citation: Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. 2008. Ctenomys tulduco. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136826A4344203. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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