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Pipistrellus permixtus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA VESPERTILIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Pipistrellus permixtus
Species Authority: Aellen, 1957
Common Name/s:
English Dar-es-salaam Pipistrelle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Jacobs, D., Cotterill, F.P.D. & Taylor, P.J.
Reviewer/s: Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements, threats and conservation status.
History:
2004 Data Deficient
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from a single specimen collected close to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.
Countries:
Native:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: There is little information available on the abundance of this bat.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The holotype was collected from coastal dry forest. There is little additional information on the natural history of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are poorly known. However, it may be confined to dry coastal forest habitat, which is significantly threatened by conversion to agricultural use and extraction of firewood and timber.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There appear to be no direct conservation measures in place for this species, and it is not known if the species is present within any protected areas. Additional studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, breeding biology and general ecology of this species. There is a need to conserve remaining areas of dry coastal forest in much of East Africa.
Citation: Jacobs, D., Cotterill, F.P.D. & Taylor, P.J. 2008. Pipistrellus permixtus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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