|Scientific Name:||Thylamys fenestrae|
|Species Authority:||Martin, 2009|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This species was recently elevated to species level, based in morphology. Specimens assigned to this taxon were previously included in T. pallidior. Recognized as full species by Martin (2009) on morphological and morphometrical grounds, although considered as part of T. pallidior by Giarla et al. (2011) based on molecular data. Later, Formoso et al. (2011) documented that morphological characters supposedly diagnostic of fenestrae falls within the range variation of T. pallidior.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Flores, D. & Martin, G.M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Teta, P. & Chiozza, F.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, 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.
This species occurs in central Argentina, from west of Buenos Aires Province to southern Cordoba and La Pampa provinces (Martin 2009). It is typical of Espinal and Pampean ecoregions.
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|Population:||The population trend is apparently stable.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species inhabits in dry forests and pampean areas from central Argentina.|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats are known for the species, however, some populations are threatened by habitat conversion.|
|Conservation Actions:||Surveys are needed to establish the distrbution and natural history of this species.|
|Citation:||Flores, D. & Martin, G.M. 2011. Thylamys fenestrae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 September 2014.|
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