Glauconycteris curryae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Glauconycteris curryae
Species Authority: Eger & Schlitter, 2003
Common Name(s):
English Curry's Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Schlitter, D.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (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.
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This Central African species is known only from southern Cameroon and a single locality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Yalosemba North of the River).
Cameroon; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: Population size and trends are unknown. The area where this species has been recorded is often inaccessible and it is difficult to catch this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has been recorded from lowland tropical moist forest and swamp forest. Little further is known of the species natural history.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not 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 distribution, natural history and threats to this species.

Citation: Schlitter, D. 2008. Glauconycteris curryae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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