Glauconycteris alboguttata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Glauconycteris alboguttata (J.A. Allen, 1917)
Common Name(s):
English Allen's Striped Bat
Chalinolobus alboguttatus (J.A. Allen, 1917)
Taxonomic Notes: Synonym = Chalinolobus alboguttatus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2016-08-31
Assessor(s): Monadjem, A., Taylor, P.J., Jacobs, D. & Cotterill, F.
Reviewer(s): Piraccini, R.
Although this species is known mainly from isolated records from a large area, it is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution (that is likely to be even wider than is currently known), extensive available habitat, presumed large overall population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is distributed in Central Africa where it has been recorded from Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The range is poorly known and it may be distributed more widely.
Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population:It is generally considered to be rare, however, there have been few recent surveys within the species range.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is associated with lowland tropical moist forest. Little additional information is available on the natural history and adaptability of this species.
Generation Length (years):5.63

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are poorly known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There appear to be no direct conservation measures in place. It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further research is needed into the species distribution, natural history and threats.

Citation: Monadjem, A., Taylor, P.J., Jacobs, D. & Cotterill, F. 2017. Glauconycteris alboguttata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T44789A22068173. . Downloaded on 23 April 2018.
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