|Scientific Name:||Mops condylurus (A. Smith, 1833)|
Mops angolensis Peters, 1870
Mops fulva Thomas, 1908
Mops occidentalis Monard, 1939
Mops orientis G.M. Allen & Loveridge, 1942
Mops osborni J.A. Allen, 1917
Mops wonderi Sanbron, 1936
Nyctinomus condylurus A. Smith, 1833
Tadarida condylura (A. Smith, 1833)
|Taxonomic Source(s):||ACR. 2014. African Chiroptera Report 2014. African Bats, Pretoria. Available from http://www.africanbats.org.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Monadjem, A., Cotterill, F., Hutson, A.M., Mickleburgh, S. & Bergmans, W.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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|Range Description:||This bat is widely distributed over much of sub-Saharan Africa. It ranges from Senegal, the Gambia and Mali in the west, to the Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia in the east; from here it ranges southwards through much of eastern and southern Africa, as far south as eastern South Africa and Swaziland. The species appears to be largely absent from the Congo Basin.|
Native:Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Kenya; Malawi; Mali; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Africa; South Sudan; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania, United Republic of; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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|Population:||This is a common species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is largely associated with savanna habitats (both moist and dry), although it may sometimes be encountered at the edges of woodland. It is commonly found roosting in buildings, hollow trees and rock crevices.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species. Some colonies roosting within buildings are possibly threatened by general persecution.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is present in a number of protected areas. No direct conservation actions are currently needed for the species as a whole.|
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|Citation:||Monadjem, A., Cotterill, F., Hutson, A.M., Mickleburgh, S. & Bergmans, W. 2017. Mops condylurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T13838A22075340.Downloaded on 24 October 2017.|
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