Micronycteris sanborni


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Micronycteris sanborni
Species Authority: Simmons, 1996
Taxonomic Notes: Recently described species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Tavares, V. & Aguirre, L.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements. Known from three localities - two of which are very separated.
2000 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the northeast of Brazil (Simmons, 2005).
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Population [top]

Population: This species might be rare.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This small bat is likely insectivorous.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known - however, found in Caatinga which is a fragile and threatened ecoregion.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Few conservations areas - existing ones do not protect areas well.

Citation: Tavares, V. & Aguirre, L. 2008. Micronycteris sanborni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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