Murina fusca


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Murina fusca
Species Authority: Sowerby, 1922
Common Name(s):
English Dusky Tube-nosed Bat
Taxonomic Notes: Listed as a subspecies of leucogaster by Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951) and Corbet (1978), but Wallin (1969) considered it a valid species. Wang (1959) suggested that it may be synonymous with hilgendorfi.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Jones, G. & Rossiter, S.
Reviewer(s): Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient as it is known only from the type locality and there is no recent information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to China and is known only from the type locality in Heilongjiang province (Smith and Xie 2008).
China (Heilongjiang)
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Population [top]

Population: There are no current data regarding the population status of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is often found in hilly areas (Nowak 1991). No further information is known about the habitat and ecology of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures in place for this species. It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Research is needed in the areas of taxonomy, population status, distribution, biology and ecology, habitat status, and threats.

Citation: Jones, G. & Rossiter, S. 2008. Murina fusca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 29 August 2015.
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