|Scientific Name:||Oligoryzomys griseolus|
|Species Authority:||(Osgood, 1912)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Gómez-Laverde, M. & 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 view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs 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.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in Táchira, Andes of extreme west Venezuela, and Cordillera Oriental of east Colombia (Musser and Carleton, 2005).|
Native:Colombia; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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|Population:||It is locally common (M. Gómez-Laverde pers. comm.).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is terrestrial and occurs in high montane forest and paramo (Linares 1998).|
|Major Threat(s):||There does not appear to be any major threats to this species; however, deforestation and habitat loss affect its area of occupancy.|
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in several protected areas. No conservation measures are needed for this species.|
Linares, O. J. 1998. Mamíferos de Venezuela. Sociedad Conservacionista Audubon de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
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:||Gómez-Laverde, M. & Weksler, M. 2008. Oligoryzomys griseolus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.|
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