|Scientific Name:||Abrocoma budini|
|Species Authority:||Thomas, 1920|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Ellerman (1940) considered A. budini a subspecies of A. cinerea but Braun and Mares (2002) recognized it as a distinct species.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Contributor(s):||Ojeda, R. & Jayat, J.|
Listed as Data Deficient and is currently known only from the type locality, and there is no information known about its range, or population status. It most likely occurs more widely than is currently known.
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|Range Description:||This species is known only from type locality: Otro Cerro, in Catamarca Province, Argentina at 3,000 m asl (Patton and Emmons 2015). Braun and Mares (2002) suggested that it is probably restricted to Sierra de Ambato of Catamarca and La Rioja Provinces.|
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|Population:||The abundance and population size of this species are not known.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is known from rocky areas with grasslands over 3,000 m asl.|
|Major Threat(s):||Intentional, controlled burning of vegetation by cattle farmers is a major threat.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is not known to occur in any protected areas.|
Braun, J.K. and Mares, M.A. 2002. Systematics of the Abrocoma cinerea species complex (Rodentia: Abrocomidae), with a description of a new species of Abrocoma. Journal of Mammalogy 83(1): 1-19.
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 04 September 2016).
Patton, J.L. and Emmons, L.H. 2015. Family Abrocomidae G.S. Miller and Gidley, 1918. In: Patton, J.L., Pardinas, U.F.J. and D'Elia, G. (eds), Mammals of South America , The University of Chicago Press.
|Citation:||Roach, N. 2016. Abrocoma budini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T136334A22182792.Downloaded on 24 April 2017.|
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