|Scientific Name:||Oecomys roberti|
|Species Authority:||(Thomas, 1904)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Costa, L., Weksler, M. & Bonvicino, C.|
|Reviewer/s:||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, tolerance to some degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species broadly distributed in Amazonian from occurs from southern Venezuela, Guianas, and Amazonian region of western Brazil, eastern Peru, and extreme north Bolivia (Musser and Carleton, 2005).|
Native:Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela
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|Population:||This species is apparently relatively common. Patton et al. (2000) caught 50 individuals in a survey in Jurua forest, Brazil.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||During a study along the Rio Jurua River the species was found primarily in varzea forest (88%), two specimens were found in edge of igapo forest and two in highly disturbed second growth edges to seasonally flooded forest habitats.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats at this time.|
|Conservation Actions:||This rodent occurs in several protected areas.|
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.
Patton, J. L., da Silva, M. A. and Malcolm, J. R. 2000. Mammals of the Rio Jurua and the Evolutionary and Ecological Diversification of Amazonia. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 244: 1-306.
|Citation:||Costa, L., Weksler, M. & Bonvicino, C. 2008. Oecomys roberti. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 May 2013.|
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