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Otomops johnstonei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA MOLOSSIDAE

Scientific Name: Otomops johnstonei
Species Authority: Kitchener, How & Maryanto, 1992
Common Name(s):
English Johnstone's Giant Mastiff Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Hutson, A.M., Schlitter, D., Suyanto, A. & Kingston, T.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is considered Data Deficient because it is known only from the holotype, collected in 1991, and there is no information on population, range, and threats.
History:
1996 Vulnerable (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality Dasa Apui (700 m asl), Alor Island, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia (08°15'S, 124°43'E) (Simmons 2005; Kitchener et al. 1992).
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
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Population [top]

Population: The single known specimen was collected in 1991.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species was collected from a hollow in a tree (Kitchener et al. 1992).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The type locality is not within a protected area. Additional survey work is required to establish its range, population status, ecology and threats.

Citation: Hutson, A.M., Schlitter, D., Suyanto, A. & Kingston, T. 2008. Otomops johnstonei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 August 2014.
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