Myotis csorbai 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Myotis csorbai
Species Authority: Topál, 1997
Common Name(s):
English Csorba’s Mouse-eared Myotis., Csorba’s Mouse-eared Bat
Taxonomic Notes: Known from the type locality and its vicinity (Topál, 1997) and is distinct from M. longipes (Simmons 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements, threats and conservation status.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)
2000 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to western Nepal, where it is known only from the type locality of about 30 km south of Pokhara, Syangja district (Topál 1997). It has been recorded from an elevation of 1,300 m asl. The extent of occurrence and the area of occupancy is unknown (Molur et al. 2002).
Countries occurrence:
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1300
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance, population size and trends for this species are not known (Molur et al. 2002).
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Little is known about the habitat and ecology of this species except that this species has been recorded from subtropical forests (T.K. Shrestha pers. comm. January 2002) (Molur et al. 2002).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This habitat of this species is threatened by deforestation, generally resulting from logging operations and the conversion of land for agricultural purposes and mining operations (T.K. Shrestha pers. comm. January 2002) (Molur et al. 2002).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place. This species is not recorded from any protected areas. Surveys, ecological studies, population monitoring, habitat management and protection of the species are recommendations (Molur et al. 2002).

Citation: Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C. 2008. Myotis csorbai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T29420A9495980. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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