|Scientific Name:||Taterillus lacustris (Thomas & Wroughton, 1907)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
Although this species has a relatively small range, there are no known threats and no reason to suspect that it is declining at present. Assessed as Least Concern.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
This species is known only from a small area in southeastern Niger and northern Cameroon/Nigeria, near to Lake Chad.
Native:Cameroon; Niger; Nigeria
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|Population:||There is little information available on the abundance of this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species has been recorded from areas of bushland, fallow land and field edges in northern Cameroon. With more research on ecology this might prove to be a mesic species associated to Lake Chad (with a possible long term threat as the lake size continues to decrease).|
|Generation Length (years):||1-2|
|Major Threat(s):||There appear to be no major threats to the species at present or in the immediate future.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species does not appear to be known from any protected areas. Additional studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, general ecology and possible long-term threats to this species.|
|Citation:||Cassola, F. 2017. Taterillus lacustris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T21526A22416841.Downloaded on 21 February 2018.|
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