Hesperoptenus doriae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Hesperoptenus doriae (Peters, 1868)
Common Name(s):
English False Serotine Bat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Hutson, A.M. & Kingston, T.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient as it is known from only a few specimens and there is no information known about its range, population status, ecology or threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is recorded from Peninsular Malaysia and Sarawak in Borneo (Payne et al. 1985).
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1000
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Population [top]

Population:This species is known only from five localities with only a handful of specimens (around six).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:All specimens were recorded from lowland localities. There is little information available for this species. In Ulu Gombak, it was found roosting in a group of less than five, on leaves of a palm tree, by the side of forest stream.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known, although habitat loss is a probable threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology and threats to this species.

Citation: Hutson, A.M. & Kingston, T. 2008. Hesperoptenus doriae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T9976A13029492. . Downloaded on 18 September 2018.
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