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Paracoelops megalotis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA HIPPOSIDERIDAE

Scientific Name: Paracoelops megalotis
Species Authority: Dorst, 1947
Common Name(s):
English Vietnamese Leaf-nosed Bat, Vietnam Leaf-nosed Bat
Taxonomic Notes: This species is known only from the badly damaged holotype.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Csorba, G. & Bates, P.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient as it is only known from the holotype which is badly damaged. There is no information on range, population status, ecology or threats.
History:
1996 Critically Endangered (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, Vinh, Nghe An Province, in central Viet Nam.
Countries:
Native:
Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population and/or abundance of this species as it is known only from the holotype.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Nothing is known about the ecology and habitat preferences of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place; it is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed to confirm the taxonomic status, distribution, abundance, reproduction and ecology of this species.

Citation: Csorba, G. & Bates, P. 2008. Paracoelops megalotis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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