|Scientific Name:||Marmosa rubra|
|Species Authority:||Tate, 1931|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Contributor(s):||Weksler, M., Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C.R.|
This species is listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements. This species may be threatened as much of its suspected range is being converted to agriculture and human settlement. Further research is needed to determine the range and effects of threats.
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|Range Description:||This species is found in the Amazon River basin adjacent to the Andes in eastern Ecuador and Perú (Gardner 2008). The northern records of this species are from Putumayo, southern Colombia (Rossi et al. 2010), however, these were not the basis for the inclusion of this species by Cuartas and Muñoz (2003).|
Native:Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
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This species can be locally common, but may have a patchy distribution (Emmons and Feer 1997). Rossi et al. (2010) show a disjunct distribution pattern, with most of the records from north of the Amazon River and just one from southeast Perú.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
This species has been trapped on the ground and in the thatched roof of a house. It is found in lowland forest and secondary forest (Emmons and Feer 1997), as well as Andean piedmont (Rossi et al. 2010).
|Use and Trade:||This species is not utilised.|
|Major Threat(s):||Threats are unknown, but most likely include deforestation and transformation of primary lowland forests where most of the records of this species come from.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species occurs in several protected areas.|
|Citation:||Solari, S. 2015. Marmosa rubra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T40507A22174358. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.|
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