|Scientific Name:||Eligmodontia moreni|
|Species Authority:||(Thomas, 1896)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Will be transferred to family Cricetidae.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Ojeda, R., Jayat, J.P. & Pardinas, U.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
This species occurs in Argentina from Salta province south to Mendoza province along the eastern slopes of the Andes in Monte Desert and pre- Puna habitats at elevations from about 500 to 3,900 m (Mares et al. 2008; Lanzone et al. 2015).
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|Population:||A common species not facing threats for its survival.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||In deserts and shrublands, up to 3,900 m at north of its range. Reproduction occurs in the fall (March, April, and May) and spring (October and November) (Lanzone et al. 2015).|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats for this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is found in several protected areas.|
|Citation:||Ojeda, R., Jayat, J.P. & Pardinas, U. 2016. Eligmodontia moreni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T7577A22343386.Downloaded on 27 March 2017.|
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