|Scientific Name:||Abrothrix andinus|
|Species Authority:||(Philippi, 1858)|
Chroeomys andinus (Philippi, 1858)
|Taxonomic Notes:||Formerly included in Muridae and evaluated in the1996 Red List as Chroeomys andinus. Generic synonyms include Akodon (Phillipi, 1858) and Chroeomys (Phillipi, 1858). Species synonyms include cinnamomea (Philippi, 1896); dolichonyx (Philippi, 1896); gossei (Thomas, 1920); jucundus (Thomas, 1913); and polius Osgood, 1944. A. a. dolichonyx has been suggested as a subspecies for Bolivian populations (Anderson 1997).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
This species is considered to be Least Concern in light of its large distribution in an area with low human population densities, its occurrence in numerous protected areas and presumed large populations.
|Range Description:||This species occurs from south central Peru, through western Bolivia, to northwestern Argentina and central Chile as far as 34°S (Muñoz Pedreros 2000). Usually found above 3500 m asl in the Altiplano (Woods and Kilpatrick 2005).|
Native:Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Chile; Peru
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|Population:||There is nothing know of the populations of this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species occurs in the southern and central Andes at high elevations.|
|Major Threat(s):||There is nothing known of the threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species occurs in a number of protected areas across its range.|
IUCN. 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 5 October 2008).
Woods, C. A. and Kilpatrick, C. W. 2005. Infraorder Hystricognathi. In: D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 1538-1599. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, USA.
|Citation:||Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G. 2008. Abrothrix andinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.|
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