|Scientific Name:||Oligoryzomys fornesi|
|Species Authority:||(Massoia, 1973)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||It was considered a synonym of O. microtus by Carleton and Musser (1999).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Weksler, M., Bonvicino, C.R., D'Elia, G. & Pardinas, U.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed stable population, likely occurrence in a number of protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in northeast Argentina (Formosa, Chaco, Santa Fe and Corrientes provinces), east Paraguay, and south central Brazil (Goiás to Paraíba States; Bonvicino and Weksler, 1998).|
Native:Argentina; Brazil; Paraguay
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|Population:||This species is uncommon (Weksler and Bonvicino, 2005).|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species inhabits in open areas (Weksler and Bonvicino, 2005), grasslands and gallery forests/shrublands (wet Chaco).|
|Generation Length (years):||1-2|
|Major Threat(s):||Some populations are threatened by deforestation due to agriculture.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species occurs in several protected areas within its range.|
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 07 December 2016).
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.
Pacifici, M., Santini, L., Di Marco, M., Baisero, D., Francucci, L., Grottolo Marasini, G., Visconti, P. and Rondinini, C. 2013. Generation length for mammals. Nature Conservation 5: 87–94.
|Citation:||Weksler, M., Bonvicino, C.R., D'Elia, G. & Pardinas, U. 2016. Oligoryzomys fornesi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T136728A22358101.Downloaded on 22 February 2017.|
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