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Promops nasutus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CHIROPTERA MOLOSSIDAE

Scientific Name: Promops nasutus
Species Authority: (Spix, 1823)
Common Name/s:
English Brown Mastiff Bat
Taxonomic Notes: Includes pamana; see Goodwin and Greenhall (1961). May include davisoni; see Freeman (1981).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Barquez, R. & Diaz, M.
Reviewer/s: Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyanas, Surinam, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Northern Argentina (Simmons 2005).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Ecuador; Guyana; Paraguay; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: Uncommon species (Barquez pers. comm.). Only six specimens collected (Barquez pers. comm.).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on habitat and ecology.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats throughout its range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research actions.

Bibliography [top]

Freeman, P. W. 1981. A Multivariate Study of the Family Molossidae (Mammalia, Chiroptera): Morphology, Ecology, Evolution. Fieldiana: Zoology 7: 1-173.

Goodwin, G. G. and Greenhal, A. M. 1961. A review of the bats of Trinidad and Tobago. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 122(3): 187-302.

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. & Diaz, M. 2008. Promops nasutus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 April 2014.
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