Lasiurus castaneus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
1996 Vulnerable

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).
Brazil; Costa Rica; Panama
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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: 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. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 August 2015.
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