Map_thumbnail_large_font

Caryomys eva

Status_ne_offStatus_dd_offStatus_lc_onStatus_nt_offStatus_vu_offStatus_en_offStatus_cr_offStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_off

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Caryomys eva
Species Authority: (Thomas, 1911)
Common Name(s):
English Eva's Red-backed Vole, Gansu Vole, Eva's Vole, Ganzu Vole, Taozhou Vole
Synonym(s):
Eothenomys eva (Thomas, 1911)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Chanson, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in protected areas, 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 is endemic to China, occurring in the provinces of Sichuan, Gansu, Shaanxi, Hubei (Smith and Xie 2008), Qinghai, and Ningxia (CSIS 2008). It occurs at elevations approximately between 2,600-4,000 m asl (Smith and Xie 2008).
Countries:
Native:
China (Gansu, Hubei, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan)
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population: There are no current data regarding the population status of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occupies mountain forests particularly damp mossy forest at altitudes between about 2,600-4,000 m asl (Smith and Xie 2008). It appears to fill the ecological niche of Eothenomys at higher elevations (Smith and Xie 2008). Its diet consists of seeds, buds, young leaves, and grass (Smith and Xie 2008).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in Shennongjia, Houhe, Taibaishan, Foping, Wanglang, Wolongmay (CSIS 2008), Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserves (Liu et al. 2005) and may be present in other protected areas. In China, this species has been regionally Red Listed as Least Concern (Wang and Xie 2004).

Citation: Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. 2008. Caryomys eva. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please fill in the feedback form so that we can correct or extend the information provided