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Akodon sylvanus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Akodon sylvanus
Species Authority: Thomas, 1921
Common Name(s):
English Forest Grass Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Jayat, J. & D'Elia, G.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, tolerance to some degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in northwestern Argentina (Musser and Carleton 2005), in Salta and Jujuy provinces. The possible distribution in Bolivia is unconfirmed and needs to be reviewed.
Countries:
Native:
Argentina
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Population [top]

Population: It is an abundant species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Yungas and foggy grasslands until 2,000 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Some populations are suspected at to threatened by logging and agricultural activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is found in Baritu National Park.

Citation: Jayat, J. & D'Elia, G. 2008. Akodon sylvanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.
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