Phyllotis darwini 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Phyllotis darwini (Waterhouse, 1837)
Common Name(s):
English Darwin's Leaf-eared Mouse
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: 2016-01-26
Assessor(s): D'elia, G.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Patterson, B.
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.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs along coastal west-central Chile (Musser and Carleton 2005), from sea level to 2,000 m asl (Steppan 1998).
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):2000
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Population [top]

Population:It is considered abundant.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species occurs in habitats associated with Chilean matorral - semiarid and Mediterranean scrubland (Steppan 1998).
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in several protected areas.

Citation: D'elia, G. 2016. Phyllotis darwini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T17224A22341324. . Downloaded on 23 November 2017.
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