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Akodon toba

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Akodon toba
Species Authority: Thomas, 1921
Common Name(s):
English Chaco 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. & Teta, P
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 the Chaco of western Paraguay, southeastern Bolivia, and contiguous northern Argentina. (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Paraguay
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species in the Paraguay Chaco.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species inhabits dry Chaco areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats for the species, but the Chaco habitat has many pressures because of loss of habitat due to cattle and agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas in its range.

Citation: Jayat, J., D'elia, G. & Teta, P 2008. Akodon toba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 July 2014.
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