|Scientific Name:||Oligoryzomys andinus|
|Species Authority:||(Osgood, 1914)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This is a species complex that needs further taxonomic study (H. Zeballos pers. comm.).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Weksler, M., Zeballos, H. & Bernal, N.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a number of protected areas, has a tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in western and southern Peru and northern and central Bolivia. It is found at elevations of 1,700 to 4,000 m.|
Native:Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Peru
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|Population:||The species undergoes seasonal population fluctuations.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It has been recorded from humid shrubland and cultivated areas in Peru. It can be found close to stream vegetation.|
|Major Threat(s):||There appear to be no major threats to this species. It can adapt to traditionally cultivated areas.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is present in many protected areas. Further research is needed into the taxonomy, distribution, habitat and ecology of this species.|
Carleton, M. D. and Musser, G. G. 1989. Systematic studies of Oryzomyine rodents (Muridae, Sigmodontinae): a synopsis of Microryzomys. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 191: 83 pp.
Zeballos, H., Villega, L. Gutieruez, R., Caballera, K. and Jimenez, P. 2000. Vertebrados de las Lomas de Atiquipa and Mejie, Sur al Peru. Revista Ecologica de Latin America 7(3): 11-18.
|Citation:||Weksler, M., Zeballos, H. & Bernal, N. 2008. Oligoryzomys andinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 August 2014.|
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