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Liomys adspersus (Panamanian spiny pocket mouse)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Panamanian Spiny Pocket Mouse (Liomys adspersus) is a species of rodent in the Heteromyidae family. It is endemic to Panama. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Liomys adspersus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
17
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.6
EDGE Score: 1.89

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  42 grams
Female Maturity [1]  6 months 13 days
Male Maturity [1]  1 year
Litter Size [1]  4
Litters / Year [1]  1

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Isthmian-Pacific moist forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Panamanian dry forests Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
South American Pacific mangroves Colombia, Panama, Ecuador Neotropic Mangroves    
Talamancan montane forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
La Amistad International Park National Park II 541617 Panama, Costa Rica  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Prey / Diet

Attalea rostrata[2]
Bactris balanoides[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amazona auropalliata (Yellow-naped Parrot)1
Nasua narica (White-nosed Coati)1
Sciurus granatensis (red-tailed squirrel)1
Sciurus variegatoides (variegated squirrel)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Androlaelaps fahrenholzi[2]
Angiostrongylus costaricensis[3]
Ctenocephalides felis (Cat flea)[2]
Ctenocephalides felis felis[4]
Eutrombicula goeldii[2]
Fahrenholzia fairchildi[2]
Ornithonyssus bacoti[2]
Polygenis dunni[4]
Polygenis klagesi[2]

Range Map

Link to Map
Middle America;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Patton J.L., 22-Apr-2004, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Liomys adspersus, Michelle V. Gonzales, Blas Armien, Anibal Armien, and Jorge Salazar-Bravo, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 759, pp. 1–3 (2004) 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 4International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Patterson, B. D., G. Ceballos, W. Sechrest, M. F. Tognelli, T. Brooks, L. Luna, P. Ortega, I. Salazar, and B. E. Young. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Mammals of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Bruce Patterson, Wes Sechrest, Marcelo Tognelli, Gerardo Ceballos, The Nature Conservancy—Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International—CABS, World Wildlife Fund—US, and Environment Canada—WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access