Cremnomys elvira (Ellerman, 1946)

Large rock-rat, Elvira rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rattus elvira Ellerman, 1947

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in September-December 2014

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Kurumbapatti, Salem District, Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

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References

Agrawal, V.C. 2000. Taxonomic studies on Indian Muridae and Hystricidae (Mammalia: Rodentia). Records of the Zoological survey of India 180: 1-177.

Ellerman, J.R. 1961. Rodentia. The fauna of India including Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon. Mammalia, Manager of Publications, Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, USA.

Kumar, B. 2015. Evaluation of conservation status of the Critically Endangered Large Rock Rat Cremnomys elvira. Tamil Nadu Forest Department and WWF India.

Molur, S. & Kennerley, R. 2016. Cremnomys elvira. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T5514A22417451. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T5514A22417451.en. Downloaded on 17 December 2016.

Molur, S., Srinivasulu, C., Srinivasulu, B., Walker, S., Nameer, P.O. and Ravikumar, L. 2005. Status of non-volant small mammals: Conservation Assessment and Management Plan (C.A.M.P) workshop report. Zoo Outreach Organisation / CBSG-South Asia., Comibatore, India.

Musser, G.G. and Carleton, M.D. 1993. Family Muridae. In: D.E. Wilson and D.A. Reeder (eds), Mammal species of the world: A taxonomic and geographic reference, pp. 501-736. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, USA.

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