|Scientific Name:||Myotis davidii|
|Species Authority:||Peters, 1869|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Previously included as a subspecies of Myotis mystacinus.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Smith, A.T., Johnston, C.H., Jones, G. & Rossiter, S.|
|Reviewer(s):||Johnston, C.H. & Chanson, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Although there are few data regarding this species, it is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a several protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Range Description:||This is an endemic species of China, occurring in the following provinces: Beijing, Hebei, (Smith and Xie 2008), Nei Mongol, Shanxi, (CSIS 2008), Hubei and Shaanxi.|
Native:China (Beijing, Hebei, Hubei, Nei Mongol, Shaanxi, Shanxi); Hong Kong
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|Population:||There are no current data on the population status for this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||There are no data on the habitat and ecology of this species (Smith and Xie 2008).|
|Major Threat(s):||The threats to this species are not known.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species occurs in Songshan, Shennongjia, and Pangquangou Nature Reserves (CSIS 2008), and may be present in other protected areas. Research is needed in the areas of population status, biology and ecology, habitat status, and threats. In China, this species was regionally Red Listed (as M. mystacinus) as Near Threatened nearly meeting the criteria for listing as Vulnerable under criterion A1bc (Wang and Xie 2004).|
China Species Information Service. 2008. Myotis mystacinus. Available at: http://www.chinabiodiversity.com; http://www.baohu.org. (Accessed: May 22).
Kawai, K., Nikaido, M., Harada, M., Matsumura, S., Lin, L. K., Wu, Y., Hasegawa, M. and Okada, N. 2003. The status of the Japanese and East Asian bats of the genus Myotis (Vespertilionidae) based on mitochondrial sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 28: 297-307.
Smith, A. and Xie, Y. 2008. The Mammals of China. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.
Wang, S. and Xie, Y. 2004. China Species Red List. Vol. 1 Red List. Higher Education Press, Beijing, China.
|Citation:||Smith, A.T., Johnston, C.H., Jones, G. & Rossiter, S. 2008. Myotis davidii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.|
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