|Scientific Name:||Oecomys rutilus|
|Species Authority:||Anthony, 1921|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Catzeflis, F. & Weksler, M.|
|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 stable population, 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 extreme east Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana to Amazonas, Brazil (see Voss et al., 2001).|
Native:Brazil; French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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|Population:||This rodent can be fairly common in primary forest (Catzeflis pers. comm.).|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species occurs in primary and secondary forest (terra firme and swampy lowland tropical forest). It has been caught in Pit-fall and Arboreal traps (Voss et al., 2001).|
|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.
Voss, R.S., Lunde, D.P. and Simmons, N.B. 2001. The Mammals of Paracou, French Guiana: A Neotropical Rainforest Fauna. Part 2: Nonvolant Species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 263: 1-236.
|Citation:||Catzeflis, F. & Weksler, M. 2008. Oecomys rutilus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T15140A4497165. . Downloaded on 13 February 2016.|
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