Euryoryzomys macconnelli 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Euryoryzomys macconnelli (Thomas, 1910)
Common Name(s):
English Macconnell's Rice Rat
Oryzomys macconnelli Thomas, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Oryzomys is a generic synonym (Weksler et al. 2006). Probably includes a complex species (Patton pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-09-01
Assessor(s): Patton, J., Catzeflis, F., Weksler, M. & Percequillo, A.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, 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 tropical evergreen rainforest, from sea level to 1,524 m, of south and central Colombia, eastern Ecuador and Peru, eastwards to south Venezuela, Guianas, and northern Brazil (Musser et al., 1998).
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:This mouse is widespread but locally rare.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a forest-dwelling species. It is probably limited to pristine rainforest as it has never been found in secondary forest.
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Potential current and future threat posed by logging. The prospectors (“garimpeiros”) are a threat to this species in French Guiana and Suriname.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species has been found in several protected areas throughout its range. Further taxonomic research should be carried out to split in three and those new species re-evaluated for threats and threat status.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This errata assessment has been created because the map was accidentally left out of the version published previously.

Citation: Patton, J., Catzeflis, F., Weksler, M. & Percequillo, A. 2016. Euryoryzomys macconnelli (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T15605A115128199. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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