|Scientific Name:||Acerodon mackloti|
|Species Authority:||(Temminck, 1837)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||The species name is sometimes spelled macklotii.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable A3cd ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Hutson, A.M., Suyanto, A. & Helgen, K.|
|Reviewer(s):||Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Listed As Vulnerable as it is expected that this species, which is probably restricted to large islands, is undergoing a continuing decline due to hunting and habitat loss and will undergo a population reduction of more than 30% in the next 15 years (three generations).
|Range Description:||The species occurs in Indonesia in Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Alor, Sumba, Moyo and Timor islands.|
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|Population:||The population status and trend are unknown. It is believed to be uncommon (I. Maryanto pers. comm.).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a coastal species occurring from sea level up to 450 m asl, and roosts in colonies of 300-500 individuals. It has been observed roosting in a mango tree together with Pteropus vampiris and is most often caught in gardens and secondary forests (U. Sinaga pers. comm.).|
|Major Threat(s):||Threats to this species include hunting (at roosts, and they are often seen in markets), and massive forest loss due to logging in Nusa Tenggara.|
The species may occur in protected areas. Surveys for this species are required on the island of Komodo.
It is listed on CITES Appendix II.
Helgen, K. M. and Wilson, D. E. 2002. The bats of Flores, Indonesia, with remarks on Asian Tadarida. Breviora 511: 1-12.
|Citation:||Hutson, A.M., Suyanto, A. & Helgen, K. 2008. Acerodon mackloti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 November 2014.|
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