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Ctenomys perrensi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CTENOMYIDAE

Scientific Name: Ctenomys perrensi
Species Authority: Thomas, 1898
Common Name(s):
English Goya Tuco-tuco
Synonym(s):
Ctenomys perrensis Thomas, 1898 [orth. error]

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its tolerance of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
History:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in northeastern Argentina, in the central area of western Corrientes Province (Woods and Kilpatrick, 2005). It does not occur in Misiones (Bidau pers. comm.).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina
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Population [top]

Population: This species occurs in two disjunct populations and where it occurs it is abundant.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Species occurs in sandy soils (Bidau, Ojeda and Lessa pers. comm.).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no information available about any conservation measures being made to protect this species. Further research is necessary to clarify the true status of this species.

Citation: Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. 2008. Ctenomys perrensi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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