Allactaga severtzovi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Dipodidae

Scientific Name: Allactaga severtzovi Vinogradov, 1925
Common Name(s):
English Svertzov's Jerboa
Alactaga severtzovi Shenbrot, 1993 ssp. chorezmi

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-08-07
Assessor(s): Cassola, F.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Tsytsulina, K.
This species has a wide distribution, although it is naturally rare and patchily distributed. Some declines in area of occupancy have been reported, but overall population declines are not suspected to be close to the threshold for listing as Vulnerable under criterion A (decline of 30% over 10 years/3 generations). Assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It occurs in deserts of Kazakhstan and Middle Asia to the north till Central Usturt, lower Syrdarya, Sarysu and Chu rivers, and southern Balkhash. To south till SW Turkmenistan, Uzboi, along Amudarya basin to Termez, SW Tadjikistan, western part of Fergana valley and piedmonts of PamirAlai and Tien Shan (Gromov and Erbaeva 1995).
Countries occurrence:
Kazakhstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:There are no data available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabit usually sand, clay, rarely rubbly, and lime (S Kazakhstan) deserts. Avoid moving sands and takyrs. Ecology is poorly studied, but generally similar to that of Allactaga major. Burrows are simple; wintering nests are at 50-85 cm blow ground. Reproduction occurs in March, but in favourable years females can give two litters (in March and in summer). Embryo number is 3-7 in Usturt and 3-4 in Kyzylkum.
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats for this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in some protected areas.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This errata assessment has been created because the map was accidentally left out of the version published previously.

Citation: Cassola, F. 2016. Allactaga severtzovi (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T858A115053105. . Downloaded on 19 August 2018.
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