|Scientific Name:||Neacomys pictus|
|Species Authority:||Goldman, 1912|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Reid, F. & Samudio, R.|
|Reviewer(s):||McKnight, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) & Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority)|
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence and status.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from easternmost Panamá (Musser and Carleton 2005). It is found from 550 m to 800 m.|
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|Population:||It is rare and local (Reid 1997). Very little is known about its population.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This rodent is found in grass and low brush bordering evergreen forest (Reid 1997). Its biology is poorly known. It is terrestrial and probably nocturnal and solitary (Reid 1997). It is associated more with gaps than with intact forests.|
|Major Threat(s):||The threats to this species are unknown.|
|Conservation Actions:||Found in Darien National Park.|
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.
Reid, F. 1997. A field guide to the mammals of Central America and southeast Mexico. Oxford University Press, New York, USA.
|Citation:||Reid, F. & Samudio, R. 2008. Neacomys pictus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.|