Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Lasiurus castaneus
Species Authority: Handley, 1960
Common Name(s):
English Tacarcuna Bat, Tacarcunan Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Pineda, W., Rodriguez, B., Samudio, R. & Pino, J.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, threats, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to Panama and Costa Rica. One locality for Costa Rica (Dinerstein 1985). Captures in Central Amazonia (Sampaio et al. 2003). A record from French Guiana was subsequently reidentified as atratus (Handley, 1996).
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Costa Rica; Panama
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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: Found in protected areas in Panama, research actions.

Citation: Pineda, W., Rodriguez, B., Samudio, R. & Pino, J. 2008. Lasiurus castaneus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T11348A3271781. . Downloaded on 14 October 2015.
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