Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Abrothrix markhami
Species Authority: (Pine, 1973)
Common Name(s):
English Markham's Grass Mouse, Wellington Akodont
Akodon markhami Pine, 1973
Taxonomic Notes: Considered a species of the subgenus Akodon by its describer (also Muñoz Pedreros, 2000); referred to Abrothrix by Smith and Patton (1999).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Patterson, B. & 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.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs on Isla Wellington in southern Chile (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance and population size of this species are not known.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Forests in Chilean Patagonia.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats for the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The whole species occurs in a protected area.

Citation: Patterson, B. & D'Elia, G. 2008. Abrothrix markhami. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T745A13073517. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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