Cynopterus titthaecheilus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cynopterus titthaecheilus
Species Authority: (Temminck, 1825)
Common Name(s):
English Indonesian Short-nosed Fruit Bat
Cynopterus titthaecheileus (Temminck, 1825) [orth. error]

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Ruedas, L., Maryanto, I. & Sinaga, U.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, stable population, and tolerance of a broad range of habitats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Timor, and adjacent small islands.
Indonesia; Timor-Leste
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Population [top]

Population: The population is stable but it is uncommon throughout its range.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is tolerant of a broad range of habitats, including secondary and disturbed habitats. It was observed roosting in an old building (U. Sinaga pers. comm.).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species has been recorded from any protected areas. Further studies are needed in to the distribution, abundance, and natural history of this species.

Citation: Ruedas, L., Maryanto, I. & Sinaga, U. 2008. Cynopterus titthaecheilus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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