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Akodon sanctipaulensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Akodon sanctipaulensis
Species Authority: Hershkovitz, 1990
Common Name(s):
English Sao Paulo Grass Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Christoff, A., Fagundes, V., Bonvicino, C. & Geise, L.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, the effect of numerous suspected threats and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Akodon sanctipaulensis occurs in Serra do Mar, Sao Paulo State, southeastern Brazil (Musser and Carleton, 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information is available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has been collected in open vegetation areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species occurs in an agricultural area; it is suspected to be threatened by habitat destruction, however, further research is necessary on the effects of habitat conversion.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: More surveys are required as the species is known only from a few specimens. It is not known to occur in any protected areas.

Citation: Christoff, A., Fagundes, V., Bonvicino, C. & Geise, L. 2008. Akodon sanctipaulensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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