Molossops neglectus 

Scope: Global

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Molossidae

Scientific Name: Molossops neglectus
Species Authority: Williams & Genoways, 1980
Common Name(s):
English Rufous Dog-faced Bat
Taxonomic Notes: Subgenus Molossops.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-06-07
Assessor(s): Barquez, R. & Diaz, M.
Reviewer(s): Solari, S.
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyanas, Suriname, Amazonian Brazil, Peru, and northern Argentina; however, distribution in Paraguay is excluded (Simmons 2005). Also found in the Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil (Gregorin et al. 2004); distribution in southern Brazil corrected according to Reis et al. (2006), and for northeastern Argentina by Barquez et al. (2011).
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Brazil; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population:It is uncommon in the southern portion of its distribution (Barquez pers. comm.).
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.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Populations found in the Atlantic Forest are subject to habitat loss.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is found in Parque Nacional Iguacu, which is a protected area.

Citation: Barquez, R. & Diaz, M. 2016. Molossops neglectus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T13641A22108928. . Downloaded on 28 October 2016.
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