Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Myotis chiloensis
Species Authority: (Waterhouse, 1840)
Common Name(s):
English Chilean Myotis
Taxonomic Notes: May include M. aelleni (Simmons 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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)
This species is listed as Least Concern in because it is a common species.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/near threatened (LR/nt)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Central and South Chile; Argentina (Simmons 2005).
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Chile
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Population [top]

Population: Common.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is insectivore. Found in Patagonian forests, coastal zones in Chile, and rock crevices.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research actions.

Citation: Barquez, R. & Diaz, M. 2008. Myotis chiloensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T14151A4410480. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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