|Scientific Name:||Perognathus flavus|
|Species Authority:||Baird, 1855|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Linzey, A.V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T.|
|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:||Central and Southern Great Plains and intermountain west in the U.S., extending southward throughout the Mexican Plateau. A disjunct population occurs in Sonora, Mexico along the Gulf of California.|
Native:Mexico; United States (Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah - Possibly Extinct, Wyoming)
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|Population:||This species is abundant and common.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Occurs in semi-arid or arid grasslands and shrublands.|
|Major Threat(s):||No known major threats.|
There are no known conservation measures specific to this species. However, there are several protected areas within its range.
One subspecies P. f. goodpastori is considered threatened in Arizona due to its very isolated and restricted range.
|Citation:||Linzey, A.V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. 2008. Perognathus flavus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 11 March 2014.|
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