Necromys lasiurus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Necromys lasiurus (Lund, 1840)
Common Name(s):
English Hairy-tailed Bolo Mouse
Bolomys lasiurus (Lund, 1840)
Taxonomic Notes: This may be a species complex of lenguarum and probably includes some synonyms which are valid species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-09-06
Assessor(s): Marinho Filho, J., Vieira, E., D'elia, G. & Pardiñas, U.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
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.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from central Brazil south of the Amazon River, extreme southeast Peru (as per Pacheco et al. 1995), and northeast Argentina (see Galliari et al. 1996); limits uncertain (Musser and Carleton, 2005). It also occurs in Paraguay and Bolivia.
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Paraguay; Peru
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Population [top]

Population:This species is abundant to very common.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This rodent occurs in open areas, grasslands, forest borders, and in cerrado enclaves within the Amazon. It is a diurnal and nocturnal species. It feeds on insects and fruits.
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats at this time.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This rodent occurs in several protected areas.

Citation: Marinho Filho, J., Vieira, E., D'elia, G. & Pardiñas, U. 2016. Necromys lasiurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T2859A22329380. . Downloaded on 26 September 2018.
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