Hypsugo anthonyi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Hypsugo anthonyi Tate, 1942
Common Name(s):
English Anthony's Pipistrelle
Pipistrellus anthonyi (Tate, 1942)
Taxonomic Notes: The species may be conspecific with joffrei (Csorba pers. comm).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-12-24
Assessor(s): Görföl, T., Francis, C.M., Bates, P.J.J. & Csorba, G.
Reviewer(s): Piraccini, R.

Listed as Data Deficient as it is known only from one location and one specimen. There is very little information about habitat preferences, range, population status or threats to this species.

Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the type locality in Myanmar, Changyinku at 2,134 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:The abundance and population size of this species are not known.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals:Unknown
Population severely fragmented:No
Continuing decline in subpopulations:Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The type locality is in secondary deciduous and some pine forest in a cultivated area (Bates et al. 2005).
Generation Length (years):5.2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place for this species; it is not known if it is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, threats, and ecology of this species.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.4. Forest - Temperate

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
  Action Recovery plan:No
  Systematic monitoring scheme:No
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
  Conservation sites identified:No
  Occur in at least one PA:Unknown
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology
1. Research -> 1.5. Threats

Bibliography [top]

Bates, J.J., Tin Nwe, Si Si Hla Bu, Khin Mie Mie, Khin Maung Swe, Nyo Nyo, Aye Aye Khaing, Nu Nu Aye, Yin Yin Toke, Naing Naing Aung, Mar Mar Thi and Mackie, I. 2005. A review of the genera Myotis, Ia, Pipistrellus, Hypsugo, and Arielulus (Chiroptera : Vespertilionidae) from Myanmar (Burma), including three species new to the country. Acta Chiropterologica 7(2): 205-236.

IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. Available at: (Accessed: 07 December 2016).

Pacifici, M., Santini, L., Di Marco, M., Baisero, D., Francucci, L., Grottolo Marasini, G., Visconti, P. and Rondinini, C. 2013. Generation length for mammals. Nature Conservation 5: 87–94.

Citation: Görföl, T., Francis, C.M., Bates, P.J.J. & Csorba, G. 2016. Hypsugo anthonyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T17327A22131201. . Downloaded on 24 June 2018.
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