Histiotus alienus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Histiotus alienus
Species Authority: Thomas, 1916
Common Name(s):
English Strange Big-eared Brown Bat
Taxonomic Notes: Tavares et al. (in press) and Simmons (2005) consider H. alienus as a species. Gardner (2008) consider alienus as a subspecies of H. montanus. Further taxonomic clarity is needed.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Gonzalez, E. & Barquez, R.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is considered to be Data Deficient in light of continuing uncertainty as to the species distribution and local occurrence, threats and general ecology and status. Further efforts are needed to verify this species occurrence.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: SE Brazil (Simmons 2005). Known just from type locality.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on population.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on habitat and ecology.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known.

Citation: Gonzalez, E. & Barquez, R. 2008. Histiotus alienus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T10200A3181661. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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