Dasyprocta kalinowskii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Dasyprocta kalinowskii
Species Authority: Thomas, 1897
Common Name(s):
English Kalinowski Agouti
Taxonomic Notes: This distinction of this species from other Dasyprocta needs to be reviewed; this may affect the distribution of this species. The type locality is from a high elevation, and possibly all other records are confused with other species (B. Patterson pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Tirira, D., Boada, C., Weksler, M., Anderson, R.P. & Gómez-Laverde, M.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient due to continuing uncertainty on the species distribution, threats and conservation measures. This species is suspected to be threatened, however, there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirement; thus it is not possible to assess the species against criteria for threat. Further taxonomic information may change species status in the future.
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in southeast Peru (Woods and Kilpatrick, 2005). It occurs at elevations of up to 3,080 m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: There is very little known about this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Little is known of the behavior of this species, but it is probably similar to other members of the genus.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown, although it is thought that they are hunted for their meat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if there are any effective conservation measures in place to protect this species.

Citation: Tirira, D., Boada, C., Weksler, M., Anderson, R.P. & Gómez-Laverde, M. 2008. Dasyprocta kalinowskii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 30 March 2015.
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