Murina fusca 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Murina fusca 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.
Previously published Red List assessments:

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).
Countries occurrence:
China (Heilongjiang)
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:unknown
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Population [top]

Population:There are no current data regarding the population status of this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

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.

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 2008: e.T13940A4367981. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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