Sturnira erythromos


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Sturnira erythromos
Species Authority: (Tschudi, 1844)
Common Name(s):
English Hairy Yellow-shouldered Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Barquez, R. & Diaz, M.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Venezuela to Peru, Bolivia, and northwestern Argentina (Simmons 2005).
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: Abundant.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in forests until 1,300 m hight. Frugivorous, it moves according food availability (Anderson et al. 1982)
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats throughout its range. Bats above 800 m are more protected.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Avoid deforestation.

Citation: Barquez, R. & Diaz, M. 2008. Sturnira erythromos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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