|Scientific Name:||Oligoryzomys eliurus|
|Species Authority:||(Wagner, 1845)|
Oryzomys utiaritensis J.A. Allen, 1916
|Taxonomic Notes:||Was in the Red List Oryzomys utiaritensis. The above was treated as a synonym by Musser & Carleton in Wilson and Reeder (1993).
Will be transferred to family Cricetidae.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Leite, Y. & Patterson, B.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a number of protected areas, and although is being reduced due to habitat loss - it is not declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||Central and Southeastern Brazil; range limits uncertain (Musser and Carleton, 2005).|
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|Population:||Little is known about populations of this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Known from Cerrado habitats and moist forest, usually associated with gallery forests and scrub.|
|Generation Length (years):||1-2|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat loss is a threat across the species range, however, this is not currently a major threat.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species occurs in numerous protected areas.|
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 07 December 2016).
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.
Pacifici, M., Santini, L., Di Marco, M., Baisero, D., Francucci, L., Grottolo Marasini, G., Visconti, P. and Rondinini, C. 2013. Generation length for mammals. Nature Conservation 5: 87–94.
|Citation:||Leite, Y. & Patterson, B. 2016. Oligoryzomys eliurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T15246A22357213.Downloaded on 25 February 2017.|