|Scientific Name:||Melanomys robustulus|
|Species Authority:||Thomas, 1914|
Oryzomys robustulus Thomas, 1914
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Tirira, D. & Boada, C.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a some well preserved protected area, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in the southeast Ecuador (Musser and Carleton, 2005). It has an altitudinal range of 400 to 1,200 m (Tirira in prep.).|
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|Population:||This species is uncommon (Tirira, in prep.).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species occurs in tropical lowland rainforest. It is nocturnal and terrestrial (Tirira, in prep.).|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats at this time.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species occurs in one protected area (Tirira, in prep).|
Musser, G. G. and Carleton, M. D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. In: D. E. Wilson and D. A. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World: a geographic and taxonomic reference, pp. 894-1531. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA.
|Citation:||Tirira, D. & Boada, C. 2008. Melanomys robustulus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 September 2014.|
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