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Myotis dominicensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA VESPERTILIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Myotis dominicensis
Species Authority: Miller, 1902
Common Name/s:
English Dominican Myotis

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Rodriguez, A. & Rodriguez, B.
Reviewer/s: Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Vulnerable in light of an ongoing population reduction and small geographic range. The species extent of occurrence if <20,000 km², it occurs is less than 5 locations and is declining due to habitat less.
History:
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in Dominica, and Guadeloupe islands (Simmons, 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Dominica; Guadeloupe
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on population.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is poorly known. It is insectivorous (Nowak, 1999).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Hurricanes, small distribution.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research actions.
Citation: Rodriguez, A. & Rodriguez, B. 2008. Myotis dominicensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 April 2014.
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