|Scientific Name:||Acomys cilicicus|
|Species Authority:||Spitzenberger, 1978|
|Taxonomic Notes:||A poorly defined species. Likely to be part of Acomys cahirinus but currently recognized as valid (see Barome et al. 2001, and Musser and Carleton 2005 for discussion).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Amori, G., Hutterer, R., Kryštufek, B. & Yigit, N.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Temple, H. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Data Deficient because of taxonomic issues. This taxon is likely to be conspecific with the widespread and common species Acomys cahirinus but more research is needed to confirm this.
|Range Description:||Acomys cilicicus is only known from its type locality on the southern coast of Turkey (GMA Turkey 2006).|
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|Population:||Population size and trends have not been quantified.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Unknown.|
|Major Threat(s):||There is high tourism development in the only known locality for this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species is not known from any protected areas.|
Barome, P.-O., Lymberakis, P., Monnerot, M. and Gautun, J.-C. 2001. Cytochrome b sequences reveal Acomys minous paraphyly and answer the question about the ancestral karyotype of Acomys dimidiatus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 18: 37-46.
IUCN. 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 5 October 2008).
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:||Amori, G., Hutterer, R., Kryštufek, B. & Yigit, N. 2008. Acomys cilicicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 06 July 2015.|
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