Eumops patagonicus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Eumops patagonicus
Species Authority: Thomas, 1924
Common Name(s):
English Patagonian Dwarf Bonneted Bat
Taxonomic Notes: Distinct from bonariensis; see Barquez and Ojeda (1992), Barquez et al. (1993), Mares et al. (1995), Saralegui (1996), Barquez and Diaz (2001), and Gregorin and Taddei (2002).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Barquez, R. & Gonzalez, E.
Reviewer(s): Medellín, R. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Schipper, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
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: Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay (Simmons 2005). Distribution includes southern Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil (Gonzalez 2003), and Paraguay (Lopez-Gonzalez 2004).
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Paraguay
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Population [top]

Population: It is an abundant species (Barquez pers. comm.).
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in human habitats and forests (Barquez pers. comm.).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation affects population in Chaco.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known, maybe some research actions.

Citation: Barquez, R. & Gonzalez, E. 2008. Eumops patagonicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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