Histiotus alienus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population: There is no information on population.
Population Trend: Unknown

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. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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