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Myotis simus

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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)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, threats, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population: Very rare.
Population Trend: Unknown

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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