Oecomys concolor 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Oecomys concolor (Wagner, 1845)
Common Name(s):
English Natterer's Oecomys
Hesperomys concolor Wagner, 1845
Oryzomys concolor (Wagner, 1845)
Taxonomic Notes: This species had been confused for a long time with other species (Catzeflis pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-05-13
Assessor(s): Costa, L., Percequillo, A., Weksler, M., Langguth, A., Patton, J. & Catzeflis, F.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, lack of major threats, and because it 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 Venezuela (see Linares 1998), western Guyana, north-west Brazil, eastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, northern Peru, and north-east Bolivia (Anderson 1997). Carleton and Musser (2015) described range limits for this species.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Guyana; Peru; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:The population status of this species is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs in tropical evergreen forests.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This rodent is found in several protected areas.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This errata assessment has been created because the map was accidentally left out of the version published previously.

Citation: Costa, L., Percequillo, A., Weksler, M., Langguth, A., Patton, J. & Catzeflis, F. 2016. Oecomys concolor (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47766841A115399900. . Downloaded on 21 July 2018.
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