|Scientific Name:||Perognathus flavus|
|Species Authority:||Baird, 1855|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Lacher, T., Timm, R. & Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T.|
|Contributor(s):||Linzey, A. & Castro-Arellano, I.|
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.
The subspecies goodpasteri is considered threatened in Arizona due to its very isolated and restricted range.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in 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.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It occurs in semi-arid or arid grasslands and shrublands.|
|Generation Length (years):||2-3|
|Major Threat(s):||No known major threats are known.|
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:||Lacher, T., Timm, R. & Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T. 2016. Perognathus flavus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T16635A22224550.Downloaded on 25 February 2017.|
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