Oxymycterus hispidus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Oxymycterus hispidus Pictet, 1843
Common Name(s):
English Hispid Hocicudo
Taxonomic Notes: Will be transferred to family Cricetidae.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-08-17
Assessor(s): Bonvicino, C.R., Weksler, M. & Percequillo, A.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a number of protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in southeastern Brazil (Musser and Carleton 2005) and Argentina (Misiones).
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:Little is known of populations of this species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Little is known of the habitat and ecology of this species. It has been found in moist forests of the Mata Atlantica region in Brazil.
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Little is known of the threats but the natural habitats within the range have been severely altered, however, the species may be adaptable.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in some areas which are protected.

Errata [top]

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

Citation: Bonvicino, C.R., Weksler, M. & Percequillo, A. 2016. Oxymycterus hispidus (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T15785A115129629. . Downloaded on 25 May 2018.
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