Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Phyllostomidae

Scientific Name: Sturnira mistratensis
Species Authority: Vega & Cadena, 2000
Taxonomic Notes: Taxonomic status unknown - because it is only known from the holotype.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Muños, A. & Mantilla, H.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species has only been collected once and is known only from the holotype. Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, Mistrato, Colombia (980 m). This species occurs in the west Andes of Colombia (Simmons, 2005).
Countries occurrence:
Upper elevation limit (metres): 980
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Population [top]

Population: This is a newely described species known from one location.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Nothing is known of the behavior of this species, but it is probably similar to other members of the genus. Holotype is in primary forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown due to lack of information.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species needs research and museum studies.

Citation: Muños, A. & Mantilla, H. 2008. Sturnira mistratensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136591A4315719. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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