Pipistrellus vordermanni 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Pipistrellus vordermanni
Species Authority: (Jentink, 1890)
Common Name(s):
English Vordermann's Pipistrelle, White-winged Pipistrelle
Hypsugo vordermanni (Jentinck, 1890)
Taxonomic Notes: The genus Hypsugo is here retained in Pipistrellus following the continental-level classification adopted by Happold and Happold (in press). The species may be conspecific with P. macrotis (Corbet and Hill 1992).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Francis, C., Hutson, A.M. & Kingston, T.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient as the species is known only from a few records and localities, and its habitat preferences, population status, threats and ecology are not known.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Not Evaluated (NE)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is found on Banggi island (Nor 1996), Belitung island, and a few scattered localities in Borneo. In Borneo the species is reported from Tanjung Puting National Park (Nash and Nash 1987), Sungai Sarawak Kiri (Abdullah et al. 2000), and Brunei (Cranbrook and Edwards 1994).
Countries occurrence:
Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia (Sumatera); Malaysia
Upper elevation limit (metres): 100
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Population [top]

Population: The species is known only from a few records.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This may be a coastal species that occurs in many locations along Borneo's coast from sea level up to 100 m asl (Francis and Hill 1986). It may be restricted to coastal mangroves.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known, but if restricted to mangroves it may be losing habitat due to mangrove harvesting and coastal development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is reported from Tanjung Puting National Park (Nash and Nash 1987). Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, threats, and ecology of this species.

Citation: Francis, C., Hutson, A.M. & Kingston, T. 2008. Pipistrellus vordermanni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T44195A10861199. . Downloaded on 25 May 2016.
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