Lasiurus pfeifferi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Lasiurus pfeifferi (Gundlach, 1861)
Common Name(s):
English Pfeiffer's Red Bat
Taxonomic Notes: May represent a subspecies of seminolus

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Mancina, C. & Rodriguez, A.
Reviewer(s): MedellĂ­n, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Near Threatened because this species is in significant decline (but at a rate of less than 30% over ten years) due to human population density in the island and habitat conversion. Almost qualifies as threatened under criterion A2c.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in Cuba (Simmons, 2005).
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is poorly known. It is insectivorous; a few fecal pellets from a single bat have been examined; they contained only beetles (Silva-Taboada, 1979).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Hurricanes.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research actions. It is found in protected areas.

Citation: Mancina, C. & Rodriguez, A. 2008. Lasiurus pfeifferi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136217A4261046. . Downloaded on 18 July 2018.
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