|Scientific Name:||Euryoryzomys macconnelli|
|Species Authority:||(Thomas, 1910)|
Oryzomys macconnelli Thomas, 1910
|Taxonomic Notes:||Oryzomys is a generic synonym (Weksler et al. 2006). Probably includes a complex species (Patton pers. comm.).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Patton, J., Catzeflis, F., Weksler, M. & Percequillo, A.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, 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 in tropical evergreen rainforest, from sea level to 1,524 m, of south and central Colombia, eastern Ecuador and Peru, eastwards to south Venezuela, Guianas, and northern Brazil (Musser et al., 1998).|
Native:Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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|Population:||This mouse is widespread but locally rare.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a forest-dwelling species. It is probably limited to pristine rainforest as it has never been found in secondary forest.|
|Generation Length (years):||1-2|
|Major Threat(s):||Potential current and future threat posed by logging. The prospectors (“garimpeiros”) are a threat to this species in French Guiana and Suriname.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species has been found in several protected areas throughout its range. Further taxonomic research should be carried out to split in three and those new species re-evaluated for threats and threat status.|
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.
Patton, J.L., Pardiñas, U.F.J. and D'Elía, G. 2015. Mammals of South America: Volume 2, Rodents. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
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:||Patton, J., Catzeflis, F., Weksler, M. & Percequillo, A. 2016. Euryoryzomys macconnelli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T15605A22329172.Downloaded on 28 February 2017.|
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