Akodon sanctipaulensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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)
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).
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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 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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