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Pipistrellus joffrei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA VESPERTILIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Pipistrellus joffrei
Species Authority: (Thomas, 1915)
Common Name(s):
English Joffre's Pipistrelle
Synonym(s):
Hypsugo joffrei (Thomas, 1915)
Taxonomic Notes: The genus Hypsugo is here retained in Pipistrellus following the continental-level classification adopted by Happold and Happold (in press).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Francis, C. & 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 the species is known only from two locations. Nothing is known of its range, population size, ecology or threats. If this is distinct taxon, it is extremely unlikely that its range should be so restricted.
History:
1996 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is only known from two locations in northern Myanmar.
Countries:
Native:
Myanmar
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Population [top]

Population: This species is known only from two records (Bates et al. 2005).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has been collected from 'thick forest' (Bates et al. 2005).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology and threats to this species.

Citation: Francis, C. & Bates, P. 2008. Pipistrellus joffrei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 September 2014.
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