|Scientific Name:||Oligoryzomys eliurus|
|Species Authority:||(Wagner, 1845)|
Oryzomys utiaritensis J.A. Allen, 1916
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Leite, Y. & Patterson, B.|
|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, 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.
|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.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Known from Cerrado habitats and moist forest, usually associated with gallery forests and scrub.|
|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.|
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:||Leite, Y. & Patterson, B. 2008. Oligoryzomys eliurus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 09 March 2014.|
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