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Graomys griseoflavus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA RODENTIA CRICETIDAE

Scientific Name: Graomys griseoflavus
Species Authority: (Waterhouse, 1837)
Common Name(s):
English Gray Leaf-eared Mouse
Taxonomic Notes: This species could be a complex of several species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Pardinas, U., D'Elia, G., Jayat, J.P. & 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 view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining, at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
History:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in south-central Bolivia, western Paraguay, and nearby Brazil, south through western Argentina to nothern Santa Cruz Province (Musser and Carleton, 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Paraguay
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in wet Chaco, shrubby areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in several protected areas in Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina.

Citation: Pardinas, U., D'Elia, G., Jayat, J.P. & Teta, P. 2008. Graomys griseoflavus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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