Hipposideros madurae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Hipposideridae

Scientific Name: Hipposideros madurae Kitchener & Maryanto, 1993
Common Name(s):
English Maduran Leaf-nosed Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Hutson, A.M., Schlitter, D., Kingston, T. & Maryanto, I.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Least Concern as its extent of occurrence is greater than 20,000 km², it is abundant where found, and caves in central Java are protected.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the eastern half of Java and Madura below 1,000 m asl. The type locality is Sampang, Madura Island, Indonesia (Simmons 2005). Some survey work has been conducted to the west but this species was not found; it is possible the range may extend further eastward (A. Suyanto pers. comm.).
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1000
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Population [top]

Population:This species is common in central Java and is probably stable (I. Maryanto pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is known to roost in limestone caves, in small colonies. It presumably forages in the surrounding forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Limestone extraction and forest loss due to logging represent a threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known whether this species occurs in any protected areas. Additional survey work is required for this species. Some of these bats roost in a cave in central Java protected by the government as a tourist attraction.

Citation: Hutson, A.M., Schlitter, D., Kingston, T. & Maryanto, I. 2008. Hipposideros madurae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T10147A3174803. . Downloaded on 22 June 2018.
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