|Scientific Name:||Myotis riparius|
|Species Authority:||Handley, 1960|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Apparently closely related to ruber.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Barquez, R., Perez, S. & Diaz, M.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, 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 from Honduras south to Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia; Trinidad (Simmons 2005).|
Native:Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Guyana; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Uruguay; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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|Population:||It is an abundant species and is locally common for Mesoamerica. It is not present in Chaco (Lopez-Gonzalez 2004).|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is an insectivorous bat that forms colonies.|
|Major Threat(s):||No threats are known to be affecting the global population at present.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species needs taxonomic revision (Barquez pers. comm). It occurs in many protected areas.|
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-1. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
López-González, C. 2004. Ecological zoogeography of the bats of Paraguay. Journal of Biogeography 31: 33-45.
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., Perez, S. & Diaz, M. 2016. Myotis riparius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T14195A22062950.Downloaded on 25 July 2016.|
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