Myotis simus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Myotis simus
Species Authority: Thomas, 1901
Common Name(s):
English Velvety Myotis

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, threats, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Northern Brazil, Bolivia, Northeastern Argentina, and Paraguay (Simmons 2005).
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Paraguay; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: Very rare.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is not suficient known. Found in hollow trees.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research actions.

Citation: Barquez, R. & Diaz, M. 2008. Myotis simus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T14204A4422538. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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