|Scientific Name:||Transandinomys bolivaris|
|Species Authority:||(J.A. Allen, 1901)|
Oryzomys bolivaris J.A. Allen, 1901
|Taxonomic Notes:||Following Weksler et al. (2006) Oryzomys bolivaris has been reassigned to the new genus Transandinomys.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Gómez-Laverde, M., Rivas, B., Timm, R. & Pino, J.|
|Reviewer(s):||McKnight, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) & Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority)|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large 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 from east Honduras, through east Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, to west Colombia and west central Ecuador. It has an altitudinal range from sea level to 1,500 m (Reid 1997).|
Native:Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||1500|
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|Population:||This species is uncommon to rare (Reid 1997).|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This rodent is found in lowland evergreen to lower montane cloud forest (Musser and Carleton 2005). Sometimes it is trapped up to 1.5 m above ground, but usually it is found on the ground, either under logs, around the roots of large trees, or among rocks along streams (Reid 1997).|
|Major Threat(s):||The species is threatened by deforestation, especially in the west of Colombia and Ecuador.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species occurs in many protected areas throughout its range.|
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.
Reid, F. 2009. A field guide to the mammals of Central America and southeast Mexico. Oxford University Press, New York, USA.
Weksler, M., Percequillo, A. R. and Voss, R. S. 2006. Ten new genera of Oryzomyine rodents (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae). American Museum Novitates 3537: 1-29.
|Citation:||Gómez-Laverde, M., Rivas, B., Timm, R. & Pino, J. 2008. Transandinomys bolivaris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T15588A4859660. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.|