Oligoryzomys brendae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Oligoryzomys brendae
Species Authority: Massoia, 1998
Common Name(s):
English Brenda’s Colilargo
Taxonomic Notes: The validity of the taxonomy should be reviewed.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Jayat, J. & Pardinas, U.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status. Further research is necessary to validate the species and better understand the ecology and distribution.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is found in Tucuman Province (Argentina).
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population and/or abundance of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in Yungas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in a protected area (Reserva San Javier).

Bibliography [top]

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: Jayat, J. & Pardinas, U. 2008. Oligoryzomys brendae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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