Choeroniscus godmani 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Phyllostomidae

Scientific Name: Choeroniscus godmani (Thomas, 1903)
Common Name(s):
English Godman's Long-tailed Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2015
Date Assessed: 2015-07-20
Assessor(s): Tavares, V. & Molinari, J.
Reviewer(s): Solari, S.
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed tolerance to a degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category. In South America this species is very poorly known and appears to occur in low abundance.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found throughout Sinaloa (Mexico) to Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname (Simmons 2005). It occurs from zero to 1,600 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Colombia; Costa Rica; El Salvador; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1600
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Population [top]

Population:This bat is uncommon to rare but widespread in in Central America (Emmons and Feer 1997, Reid 1997). It does not seem to be common in South America (Tavares pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This bat is poorly known. It is associated with moist areas in tropical evergreen forest. It is found in rainforest and openings in the forest, such as marshes and plantations, and in montane forest (Handley 1976, Emmons and Feer 1997, Reid 1997).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in conservation areas. Research activities are recommended.

Citation: Tavares, V. & Molinari, J. 2015. Choeroniscus godmani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T4772A22041805. . Downloaded on 20 May 2018.
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