Thalpomys lasiotis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Thalpomys lasiotis Thomas, 1916
Common Name(s):
English Hairy-eared Cerrado Mouse
Akodon reinhardti Langguth, 1975
Taxonomic Notes: Thalpomys lasiotis type specimen belongs to the genus Bolomys, the correct name for this species should be T. reinhardti (Bonvicino and Marinho-Filho pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2016-09-17
Assessor(s): Marinho Filho, J., Bonvicino, C.R. & Vieira, E.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, tolerance to some degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is confined to the cerrado of central Brazil (Musser and Carleton 2005).
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Population [top]

Population:The species is common (Bonvicino pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs in a wide range of habitat, including open grasslands, cerrado, and wet grasslands (Marinho-Filho pers. comm.).
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although habitat destruction is occurring, it is not considered a major threat to this species (Marinho-Filho pers. comm.).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in at least three national parks.

Citation: Marinho Filho, J., Bonvicino, C.R. & Vieira, E. 2017. Thalpomys lasiotis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T21695A22339406. . Downloaded on 22 September 2017.
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