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Myotis annamiticus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA VESPERTILIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Myotis annamiticus
Species Authority: Kruskop & Tsytsulina, 2001
Common Name/s:
English Annamit Myotis
Taxonomic Notes: The species is probably part of a complex and the taxonomy remains uncertain (G. Csorba pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Csorba, G.
Reviewer/s: Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient as it is still known only from the vicinity of the type locality and there is very little information known about is range, population status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality in Viet Nam, Quang Binh province, Minh Hoa district, 35 km south Minh Hoa (Qui Dat), Yen Hop valley near Yen Hop. Borissenko and Kruskop (2003) found this species only in Ke Bang Nature Reserve (Quang Binh province) but probably this bat inhabits valleys of small streams in middle elevation through the whole of central Viet Nam.
Countries:
Native:
Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance and population size of this species are not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits valleys of small rivers, with variably disturbed vegetation. Foraging bats were seen only over the water surface (Borissenko and Kruskop 2003).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is known to occur in Ke Bang Nature Reserve. Further studies are needed into the taxonomy, distribution, abundance, natural history and threats to this species.
Citation: Csorba, G. 2008. Myotis annamiticus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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