|Scientific Name:||Macrophyllum macrophyllum|
|Species Authority:||(Schinz, 1821)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Rodriguez, B. & Pineda, W.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, tolerance to some 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.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in Tabasco (Mexico) south to Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and northeastern Argentina (Simmons 2005). It is also found in Venezuela, the Guianas and Suriname.|
Native:Argentina; Belize; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Suriname
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|Population:||This species is rare in Argentina (Barquez pers. comm.) and Mexico (Arroyo-Cabrales pers. comm.).|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in colonies with up to 70 individuals. This species is water dependent (Meyer et al. 2005) and it feeds on aquatic insects.|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not used.|
|Major Threat(s):||Deforestation is a localised threat to this species. There are no major threats to the population overall.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is found in protected areas. In Mexico, this species is listed as threatened under NOM - 059 - SEMARNAT - 2001 (Arroyo-Cabrales pers. comm.).|
IUCN. 2015. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015-4. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 19 November 2015).
Meyer, C.F.J., Weinbeer, M. and Kalko, E.K.V. 2005. Home range size and spacing patterns of Macrophyllum macrophyllum (Phyllostomidae) foraging over water. Journal of Mammalogy 86: 587-598.
Simmons, N.B. 2005. Order Chiroptera. In: D.E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 312-529. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, USA.
|Citation:||Rodriguez, B. & Pineda, W. 2015. Macrophyllum macrophyllum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T12615A22025883.Downloaded on 25 June 2017.|
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