|Scientific Name:||Abrothrix lanosus|
|Species Authority:||(Thomas, 1897)|
Akodon lanosus (Thomas, 1897)
|Taxonomic Notes:||Formerly included in Muridae (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Mann (1978) relegated this to a subspecies of A. longipilis, but others have affirmed its specific status (Osgood 1943; Yañez et al. 1978). Previously had been associated with Microxus (Gyldenstolpe 1932) but later allocated to subgenus Abrothrix of Akodon (Osgood 1943, Reig 1987). Muñoz Pedreros (2000) has maintained the species with Akodon.
|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 listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, tolerance to some degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in southernmost Chile and Argentina, as far north as northwestern Santa Cruz Province, Argentina (Galliari and Pardiñas 1999).|
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|Population:||This is not a commom species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Occurs in forests and shrublands in southern Patagonia.|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats for this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is found in several protected areas in Argentina and Chile.|
Galliari, C. A. and Pardinas, U. F. J. 1999. Abrothrix lanosus (Rodentia: Muridae) en la Patagonia Continental Argentina. Neotropica 45: 113-114.
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:||Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G. 2008. Abrothrix lanosus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 09 March 2014.|
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