Myotis davidii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Myotis davidii Peters, 1869
Common Name(s):
English David's Myotis
Taxonomic Notes: Previously included as a subspecies of Myotis mystacinus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Smith, A.T., Johnston, C.H., Jones, G. & Rossiter, S.
Reviewer(s): Johnston, C.H. & Chanson, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Although there are few data regarding this species, it is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a several protected areas, 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:This is an endemic species of China, occurring in the following provinces: Beijing, Hebei, (Smith and Xie 2008), Nei Mongol, Shanxi, (CSIS 2008), Hubei and Shaanxi.
Countries occurrence:
China (Beijing, Hebei, Hubei, Nei Mongol, Shaanxi, Shanxi); Hong Kong
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Population [top]

Population:There are no current data on the population status for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:There are no data on the habitat and ecology of this species (Smith and Xie 2008).

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in Songshan, Shennongjia, and Pangquangou Nature Reserves (CSIS 2008), and may be present in other protected areas. Research is needed in the areas of population status, biology and ecology, habitat status, and threats. In China, this species was regionally Red Listed (as M. mystacinus) as Near Threatened nearly meeting the criteria for listing as Vulnerable under criterion A1bc (Wang and Xie 2004).

Citation: Smith, A.T., Johnston, C.H., Jones, G. & Rossiter, S. 2008. Myotis davidii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136250A4265409. . Downloaded on 16 August 2018.
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