Sturnira luisi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Sturnira luisi
Species Authority: Davis, 1980
Common Name(s):
English Louis's 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): Pacheco, V., Mantilla, H., Pineda, J. & Rodriguez, B.
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: This species occurs throughout Costa Rica to Ecuador and northwest Peru (Simmons, 2005). The presence of this species in Colombia has not been verified; previously confused with Sturnira ludovici.
Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Nicaragua; Panama; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: Its status and population is poorly known and understood due to confusion with S. lilium (Reid, 1997). It is common (Emmons and Feer, 1997).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on habitat and ecology.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Further research is needed.

Citation: Pacheco, V., Mantilla, H., Pineda, J. & Rodriguez, B. 2008. Sturnira luisi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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