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Eudiscopus denticulus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA VESPERTILIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Eudiscopus denticulus
Species Authority: (Osgood, 1932)
Common Name(s):
English Disk-footed Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Csorba, G., Bumrungsri, S., Francis, C., Bates, P., Gumal, M. & Kingston, T.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient as this seemingly rare species is known only from four localities. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology and threats to this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality in northern Lao PDR (Osgood 1932), one location in central Myanmar (Yoma survey area, Bates et al. 2000), one location in central Thailand (Kock and Kovac 2000), and one location in southern Viet Nam (Borissenko and Kruskop 2003).
Countries:
Native:
Lao People's Democratic Republic; Myanmar; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: It was recorded from one location in Thailand with a population of around seven individuals (S. Bumrungsri pers. comm.). A single specimen was collected in Viet Nam. It is unclear why the species is not more common in bamboo habitat, or whether it is dependent on a particular type of bamboo.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It has been found roosting in internodal spaces of bamboo stems. In Myanmar, it has been found in hilly forest (P. Bates pers. comm.) and in lowland bamboo forest in Viet Nam (Borissenko and Kruskop 2003). In Thailand is found in mixed deciduous forest with bamboo (S. Bumrungsri pers. comm.).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Major threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is known from Cat Tien National Park in Viet Nam (Borissenko and Kruskop 2003). Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology and threats to this species.

Citation: Csorba, G., Bumrungsri, S., Francis, C., Bates, P., Gumal, M. & Kingston, T. 2008. Eudiscopus denticulus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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