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  WILDLIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD Edited by Jean-Christophe Vié, Craig Hilton-Taylor and Simon N. Stuart  An analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species ™  WILDLIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD  An analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species ™   The designation of geographical entities in this book, and the presentation of the material, do not imply the expressions of any opinion whatsoever on the part of IUCN concerning the legal status of any country, territory, or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect those of IUCN. This publication has been made possible in part by funding from the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.Published by: IUCN, Gland, Switzerland Red List logo: © 2008Copyright: © 2009 International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Reproduction of this publication for educational or other non-commercial purposes is authorized without prior written permission from the copyright holder provided the source is fully acknowledged. Reproduction of this publication for resale or other commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written permission of the copyright holder.Citation: Vié, J.-C., Hilton-Taylor, C. and Stuart, S.N. (eds.) (2009). Wildlife in a Changing World – An Analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 180 pp.ISBN: 978-2-8317-1063-1Editors: Chief Editor: Jean-Christophe ViéEditors: Craig Hilton-Taylor and Simon N. StuartCover design: Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, SpainCover photo: Iberian Lynx  Lynx pardinus . © Joe Zammit-LuciaLayout by: Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, SpainProduced by: Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, SpainPrinted by: Ingoprint, S.A., Barcelona, SpainDL: B-31.360-2009 Available from: IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Publications ServicesRue Mauverney 28, 1196 Gland, Switzerland Tel. +41 22 999 0000Fax +41 22 999 0020books@iucn.org www.iucn.org/publications Lynx EdicionsMontseny, 8. E-08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona (Spain) Tel. +34 93 594 77 10Fax: +34 93 592 09 69lynx@hbw.com www.lynxeds.comIn the US:c/o Postal Express & Fulfi llment Center, Inc.265 Sunrise Highway Suite 1 #252Rockville Centre, NY 11570, USA   Oecomys bicolor SummaryClassiÞcation SchemesImages & External LinksBibliographyFull AccountTaxonomyAssessment InformationGeographic RangePopulationHabitat and EcologyThreatsConservation ActionsBibliography View Printer Friendly Taxonomy [top] KingdomPhylumClassOrderFamily ANIMALIACHORDATAMAMMALIARODENTIACRICETIDAE ScientiÞc Name: Oecomys bicolor Species Authority: (Tomes, 1860) Common Name/s: EnglishÐBicolored Arboreal Rice Rat Taxonomic Notes: This species needs taxonomic revision because it may contain several species. Assessment Information [top] http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/full/15131/0/print1 of 37/24/13 7:25 PM  Red List Category &Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1 Year Published: 2008 Date Assessed: 2008-06-30 Assessor/s: Pino, J., Patton, J., Catzeßis, F., Weksler, M., Bonvicino, C., Costa, L. &Emmons, L. Reviewer/s: McKnight, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) & Amori, G. (SmallNonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) Contributor/s:JustiÞcation: This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population,occurrence in a number of protected areas, and because it does not appear to be under threat and isunlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category. Geographic Range [top] RangeDescription: This species occurs from eastern Panam‡ to western Colombia and Ecuador;Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana, Guyana, north and central Brazil;Amazonian drainage of Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia (Musser and Carleton2005). Below 700 m in Panama. Countries: Native:Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana;Panama; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range. Population [top] Population: This species is uncommon (Patton et al. 2000). Population Trend:  Unknown Habitat and Ecology [top] Habitat andEcology: This rodent tolerates dry and deciduous forest and tropical evergreen forest(Eisenberg and Redford 1999; Patton et al . 2000).The species is arboreal. Its mean litter size is 4.5 young; the species becomessexually mature at about three months (Eisenberg and Redford, 1999). Systems: Terrestrial Threats [top] Major Threat(s): There are no major threats at this time. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/full/15131/0/print2 of 37/24/13 7:25 PM
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