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Thomasomys cinereus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Thomasomys cinereus
Species Authority: (Thomas, 1882)
Common Name/s:
English Ash-colored Oldfield Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Pacheco, V. & Tirira, D.
Reviewer/s: Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern since, although its extent of occurrence is no much greater than 20,000 km², it occurs in an area of extensive, suitable habitat which does not appear to be under threat, has a presumed large population, and is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the northwest Peru (V. Pacheco pers. comm.).
Countries:
Native:
Peru
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Population [top]

Population: This species is locally common to frequent (V. Pacheco pers. comm.).
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is terrestrial and nocturnal. It occurs in montane forest, primary and second growth forest (V. Pacheco pers. comm.).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Some populations are threatened by deforestation, fragmentation, and agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is possibly occurs in Santuario Tabaconas-Namballe, however, this is currently unconfirmed (V. Pacheco pers. comm.).
Citation: Pacheco, V. & Tirira, D. 2008. Thomasomys cinereus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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