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Gerbilliscus inclusus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA MURIDAE

Scientific Name: Gerbilliscus inclusus
Species Authority: (Thomas & Wroughton, 1908)
Common Name(s):
English Gorongoza Gerbil
Synonym(s):
Tatera inclusa (Thomas & Wroughton, 1908)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Schlitter, D.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is present in southeastern Africa, including eastern Zimbabwe, central Mozambique and southeastern and northeastern Tanzania.
Countries:
Native:
Mozambique; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zimbabwe
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance, population size and trends for this species are not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in moist to wet savanna on sandy, and sandy alluvial, soils.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known, although there are presumed to be no major threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place; it is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, reproduction and ecology of this species.

Citation: Schlitter, D. 2008. Gerbilliscus inclusus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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