|Scientific Name:||Akodon subfuscus|
|Species Authority:||Osgood, 1944|
|Taxonomic Notes:||It was transferred to family Cricetidae.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Dunnum, J., Vargas, J., Bernal, N., Zeballos, H., Vivar, E. & Patterson, B.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a number of protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
This species occurs from the western Andean upper slopes of Ayacucho and Arequipa Departments through highlands of Cuzco and Puno in Peru, and then to Cochabamba in Bolivia (Patton et al. 2015). It occurs between 1,900 and 4,500 m (Myers et al. 1990, Patton and Smith 1992, Anderson 1997 Musser and Carleton 2005).
Native:Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Peru
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|Population:||It is a very common species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:|
It is found in bunchgrass, along the base of stone wall bordering agricultural plots, fragmented Polilepys and yungas (Patton et al. 2015). It feeds on arthropods and plan material (Solari 2007).
|Generation Length (years):||1-2|
|Major Threat(s):||There appear to be no major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is present in several protected areas, including six in Peru.|
|Citation:||Dunnum, J., Vargas, J., Bernal, N., Zeballos, H., Vivar, E. & Patterson, B. 2016. Akodon subfuscus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T760A22381005.Downloaded on 28 May 2017.|
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