Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Akodon dolores
Species Authority: Thomas, 1916
Common Name(s):
English Córdoba Akodont, Dolorous Grass Mouse
Taxonomic Notes: Formerly included in Muridae (Musser and Carleton 2005). Subgenus Akodon, A. varius species group (Myers 1989). The species needs further taxonomic research; near the type locality there is another karyotypic form that may be another species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in north-central Argentina (Catamarca, Córdoba, and Santiago del Estero Provinces) (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is found in shrubs but not in highlands grasslands.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats for the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in at least one protected area in Argentina.

Citation: Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G. 2008. Akodon dolores. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T732A13071684. . Downloaded on 14 October 2015.
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