|Scientific Name:||Oecomys paricola|
|Species Authority:||(Thomas, 1904)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Percequillo, A., Bonvicino, C., Weksler, M., Costa, L. & Catzeflis, F.|
|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. It is thought to occur in protected areas but this needs confirmation - and the extent to which the numerous potential threats affect the species are unknown.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in central Brazil south of the Amazon River; range limits uncertain (Musser and Carleton, 2005).|
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|Population:||This species is known from several localities; it apparently is not very rare (Catzeflis pers. comm.).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species occurs in tropical rainforest.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threat is deforestation by agricultural expansion.|
|Conservation Actions:||This rodent is not known from any protected areas but it may occur in several throughout its range.|
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:||Percequillo, A., Bonvicino, C., Weksler, M., Costa, L. & Catzeflis, F. 2008. Oecomys paricola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 August 2014.|
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