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Artibeus fimbriatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA PHYLLOSTOMIDAE

Scientific Name: Artibeus fimbriatus
Species Authority: Gray, 1838
Common Name(s):
English Fringed Fruit-eating 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)
Justification:
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.
History:
1996 Lower Risk/near threatened (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Southern Brazil, Paraguay (Simmons 2005). Argentina (Barquez 2006)
Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Brazil; Paraguay
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Population [top]

Population: Abundant.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Frugivores. Forest areas. The biology is poorly known (Barquez - pers. comm.)
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation is a localised threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research actions.

Citation: Barquez, R. & Diaz, M. 2008. Artibeus fimbriatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 September 2014.
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