|Scientific Name:||Monodelphis maraxina|
|Species Authority:||Thomas, 1923|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Brito, D. & Astua de Moraes, D.|
This species is listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements. This species is suspected to be threatened, but the degree of threat is impossible to measure without more information on the species adaptability to habitat change and remaining area of occupancy.
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|Range Description:||This marsupial is only known from northeastern Brazil on Ilha Marajó, Pará, and possibly one small island to the west, Ihla Caldeirão (Eisenberg and Redford 1999, Gardner 2008).|
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|Population:||It is apparently rare and is known only from a few individuals.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Their activity is predominantly terrestrial and crepuscular. Habitat and behaviour is not known, but it possibly similar to Monodelphis domestica.|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not utilised.|
|Major Threat(s):||The loss of habitat will most probably have caused a decline in the population.|
|Conservation Actions:||It does not occur in any protected areas and surveys are needed to establish the extent of occurrence, ecology and abundance.|
Eisenberg, J.F. and Redford, K.H. 1999. Mammals of the Neotropics: The Central Neotropics. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA.
Gardner, A.L. 2008. Order Didelphimorphia. In: A.L. Gardner (ed.), Mammals of South America, pp. 669. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA.
IUCN. 2015. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015-4. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 19 November 2015).
|Citation:||Brito, D. & Astua de Moraes, D. 2015. Monodelphis maraxina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T13697A22171258. . Downloaded on 28 May 2016.|
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