|Scientific Name:||Ctenomys latro|
|Species Authority:||Thomas, 1918|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(i,ii,iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Listed as Vulnerable because its extent of occurrence is less than 20,000 km², its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in northwestern Argentina in Tucumán and Salta Provinces (Woods and Kilpatrick, 2005).|
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|Population:||This species is composed of severely fragmented populations.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It inhabits dry areas with xeric vegetation at about 600 m on soft and sandy soils (Reig and Kiblisky, 1969).|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is under threat from habitat loss to agricultural expansion.|
|Conservation Actions:||There is no information available about any conservation measures being made to protect this species. Further research is necessary to clarify the true status of this species.|
IUCN. 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 5 October 2008).
Reig, O. A. and Kiblisky, P. 1969. Chromosome multiformity in the genus Ctenomys (Rodentia, Octodontidae). A progress Report. Chromosoma 28: 211-244.
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:||Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. 2008. Ctenomys latro. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 May 2015.|
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