Hypsugo joffrei 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Hypsugo joffrei Thomas, 1915
Common Name(s):
English Joffre's Pipistrelle
Pipistrellus joffrei (Thomas, 1915)
Taxonomic Notes: The species may be conspecific with anthonyi (Csorba pers. comm.) in which case the name joffrei has the priority.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-12-24
Assessor(s): Görföl, T., Francis, C.M., Bates, P.J.J. & Csorba, G.
Reviewer(s): Piraccini, R.
Listed as Data Deficient as the species is known only from a few localities. It may have a wide distribution range, but nothing is known about its population size, ecology or threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

This species is only known from a few locations in northern Myanmar (Bates et al. 2005), India, Nepal (Csorba pers. comm.) and Vietnam (Kruskop and Shchinov 2010).

Countries occurrence:
India; Myanmar; Nepal; Viet Nam
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Population [top]


This species is known only from a few records, hence the abundance and population are not known.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

This species has been collected from 'thick forest' in Myanmar (Bates et al. 2005). Three Vietnamese specimens were captured over a stream (1,900 m Asl) and one in the vicinity of a village (Kruskop and Shchinov 2010)

Generation Length (years):5.2

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: Görföl, T., Francis, C.M., Bates, P.J.J. & Csorba, G. 2016. Hypsugo joffrei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T17345A22127938. . Downloaded on 22 April 2018.
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