|Scientific Name:||Molossops temminckii (Burmeister, 1854)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Subgenus Molossops.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Barquez, R. & Diaz, M.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, 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 Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay, northern Argentina and Uruguay (Simmons 2005). The distribution in most of Uruguay is excluded according to Gonzalez (pers. comm.), who states it is found only in western Uruguay.|
Native:Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Guyana; Paraguay; Peru; Uruguay; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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|Population:||This is an abundant species (Barquez pers. comm.).|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is insectivorous, and may be found in human dwellings living in small groups. In Argentina, reproduction occurs between October and November (Barquez pers. comm.).|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not used.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Further research is required on this species.|
IUCN. 2015. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015-4. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 19 November 2015).
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:||Barquez, R. & Diaz, M. 2015. Molossops temminckii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T13643A22108409.Downloaded on 12 December 2017.|
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