|Scientific Name:||Neotoma goldmani|
|Species Authority:||Merriam, 1903|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||de Grammont, P.C. & Cuarón, A.|
|Reviewer/s:||McKnight, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) & Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority)|
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.
|Range Description:||This species is known from Mexican Plateau (from 1,160 to 2,320 m), from southeast Chihuahua to south San Luis Potosí and north Querétaro, México (Musser and Carleton 2005).|
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|Population:||No population information was found.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
This species is restricted to rocky and desert habitats; animals occurs rocky ledges, hidden by cacti and shrubs, along shallow ravines. Nets made of sticks and grasses were noted in deep crevices.
Two pregnant females obtained in late March each carried one embryo; another three pregnant females collected during July and August; two was carrying one embryo each and the other carried two embryos. Lactating females were trapped in July and August (Hrachovy et al. 1996).
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species. It is estimated to have lost 8-17% of its population based upon habitat change over the past 12 years (C. de Granmont and A. Cuaron pers. comm.).|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species. Several protected areas are located within its range.|
|Citation:||de Grammont, P.C. & Cuarón, A. 2008. Neotoma goldmani. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 12 March 2014.|
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