Hipposideros dyacorum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Hipposideridae

Scientific Name: Hipposideros dyacorum Thomas, 1902
Common Name(s):
English Dayak Leaf-nosed Bat, Dayak Roundleaf Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Francis, C. & Kingston, T.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is listed as Least Concern because, although it is recorded in small numbers, it has a relatively wide distribution. It is sensitive to forest loss but there is insufficient data to show it is declining at the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs throughout Borneo and much of Peninsular Malaysia (Simmons 2005). The type specimen was collected from Mount Mulu, Baram, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo.
Countries occurrence:
Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia (Kalimantan); Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):900
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Population [top]

Population:This species is found in small numbers.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species has been recorded from lowland rainforests. It roosts in limestone caves, under rocks and in hollow trees (Payne et al. 1985).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation as a result of logging, expanding agriculture and plantations, and fires, as well as limestone extraction represent threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in protected areas.

Citation: Francis, C. & Kingston, T. 2008. Hipposideros dyacorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T10132A3170897. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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