Pipistrellus anthonyi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pipistrellus anthonyi
Species Authority: (Tate, 1942)
Common Name(s):
English Anthony's Pipistrelle
Hypsugo anthonyi (Tate, 1942)
Taxonomic Notes: The genus Hypsugo is here retained in Pipistrellus following the continental-level classification adopted by Happold and Happold (in press).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Francis, C. & Bates, P.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
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.
1996 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population: The abundance and population size of this species are not known.
Population Trend: 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).
Systems: Terrestrial

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.

Bibliography [top]

Bates, P. J. J, New, Tin, Bu, Si Si Hla, Mie, Khin Mie, Swe, Khin Maung, Nyo, Nyo, Khaing, Aye Aye, Aye, Nu Nu, Toke, Yin Yin, Aung, Naing Naing, Thi, Mar Mar and Mackie, Iain. 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.

Happold, M. and Happold, D.C.D. 2013. Chiroptera. In: M. Happold and D.C.D. Happold (eds), The Mammals of Africa, Volume IV Hedgehogs, Shrews, and Bats, Bloomsbury Publishing, London.

Citation: Francis, C. & Bates, P. 2008. Pipistrellus anthonyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 28 August 2015.
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