Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Natalidae

Scientific Name: Natalus lanatus
Species Authority: Tejedor, 2005

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Arroyo-Cabrales, J. & Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. & Schipper, J.
This species is listed as Least Concern because of its wide distribution, occurrence in a number of protected areas and no direct threats to the species at the moment.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It occurs in North Central Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa and Veracruz) (Tejedor 2005).
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: This species is considered as common.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Tropical deciduous forest, mountain tropical forest, from lowlands to middle elevations. Its distribution is probably more limited by the availability of roosts rather than vegetation type (Tejedo 2005)
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats at this time.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in several protected areas such as Pico de Orizaba, Mapimi.

Citation: Arroyo-Cabrales, J. & Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T. 2008. Natalus lanatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136194A4258093. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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