Biodiversidad de la zona reservada Sierra del Divisor (Perú): Una visión desde los mamíferos pequeños

Translated title of the contribution: Biodiversity of the Sierra del Divisor Zone Reserved (Peru): A view from small mammals

Cesar Edgardo Medina Pacheco, Evaristo Luciano Lopez Tejeda, Kateryn Pino, Alexander Pari, Horacio Zeballos

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Abstract

This study documents the small mammalian diversity in the Zona Reservada Sierra del Divisor (ZRSD). Six sites were evaluated between 2011 and 2013 with capture techniques (Victor snap traps, Tomahawk traps, Pitfall traps and mist nets). 67 species of small mammals were recorded (five marsupials, 10 rodents and 52 bats), 32 of which are new records for the ZRSD and two are species of the most rare and endemic rodents of Peru, the "Peruvian Aquatic Rat" Neusticomys peruviensis (Cricetidae: Ichthyomyini) and "Ucayali's Aquatic Mouse" Amphinectomys savamis (Cricetidae: Oryzomyini). On the other hand, the marsupial Marmosops bishopi; rodents Neacomys minutus, Euryoryzomys macconnelli, Scolomys melanops and Proechimys kulinae; and the bats Artibeus planirostris and Rhinophylla pumilio were the most plenty. Our finding showed the importance of the re-categorization of Reserved Zone to National Park like as a significant contribution to the conservation of the Peruvian mammals.

Translated title of the contributionBiodiversity of the Sierra del Divisor Zone Reserved (Peru): A view from small mammals
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)199-212
Number of pages14
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2015

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