|Scientific Name:||Cerradomys marinhus|
|Species Authority:||(Bonvicino, 2003)|
Oryzomys marinhus Bonvicino, 2003
|Taxonomic Notes:||Oryzomys is a generic synonym (Weksler et al. 2006).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Bonvicino, C. & Percequillo, A.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
This species is listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements. Potentially it occurs in a wider range but research is needed to determine true extent of occurrence.
|Range Description:||This species was only recently described and is known only from the type locality: Brazil, Goiás State, Jaborandi Municipality, Fazenda Sertão do Formoso (formerly Fazenda Jucurutu), in the Cerrado, central Brazil (Musser and Carleton, 2005).|
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|Population:||This species is locally common (Bonvicino pers. comm.).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Occurs in Cerrado habitat (Bonvicino et al., 2005).|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threats are agriculture expansion, cattle and the growing soybean agroindustry.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is not known to occur in any protected areas. Potentially it occurs in Parque Nacional das Emas. Its range is probably wider; so research is needed to determine its actual distribution.|
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.
Weksler, M., Percequillo, A. R. and Voss, R. S. 2006. Ten new genera of Oryzomyine rodents (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae). American Museum Novitates 3537: 1-29.
|Citation:||Bonvicino, C. & Percequillo, A. 2008. Cerradomys marinhus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.|
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