Oecomys cleberi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Oecomys cleberi Locks, 1981
Common Name(s):
English Cleber's Arboreal Rice Rat, Cleber's Oecomys
Taxonomic Source(s): Carleton, M.D. and Musser, G.G. 2015. Genus Oecomys Thomas, 1906. In: Patton, J.L., Pardiñas, U.F.J. and D'Elía, G. (eds), Mammals of South America, Volume 2: Rodents, pp. University of Chicago Press. Chicago.
Taxonomic Notes: Allied to Oecomys. bicolor or O. paricola; status and distributional extent require study (Musser and Carleton 2005). Langguth et al. (1996) consider it as a subspecies of O. bicolor.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Costa, L., Bonvicino, C., Weksler, M. & Paglia, A.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is in need of taxonomic revision, and therefore is listed as Data Deficient until further research is undertaken. Until the taxonomy is evaluated this species could either be highly threatened or Least Concern, thus an assessment of threats cannot be completed until more information is available on the distribution and ecology of this species.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the type locality: Federal District, Universidade de Brasília, Fazenda Agua Limpa; Brazil (Musser and Carleton, 1993).
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Population [top]

Population:The information about its population is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species occurs in gallery forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat is habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no information on conservation measures.

Citation: Costa, L., Bonvicino, C., Weksler, M. & Paglia, A. 2008. Oecomys cleberi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T15132A4495985. . Downloaded on 16 July 2018.
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