Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Myotis findleyi
Species Authority: Bogan, 1978
Common Name(s):
English Findley's Myotis

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(ii,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Arroyo-Cabrales, J. & Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. & Schipper, J.
Listed as Endangered because its extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km², all individuals are in fewer than five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in Tres Marías Islands (Mexico) (Simmons, 2005).
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on population.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Islas Marias is being used as a Federal Prison and there are several problems with the introduction of alien species (rats).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Islas Marias is a Protected Area (Reserve of the Biosphere).

Citation: Arroyo-Cabrales, J. & Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T. 2008. Myotis findleyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T14159A4412172. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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