Molossops neglectus 


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: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Barquez, R. & Diaz, M.
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, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2000 Lower Risk/near threatened (LR/nt)
1996 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyanas, Surinam, Amazonian Brazil, Peru, northern Argentina. Also found in the Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil (Lim and Gregorin pers. comm.) (Simmons 2005). Distribution in Paraguay excluded (Simmons 2005). Distribution in southern Brazil corrected according to Reis et al. (2006).
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.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Barquez, R. & Diaz, M. 2008. Molossops neglectus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T13641A4287834. . Downloaded on 25 May 2016.
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