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Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found in southeast China (Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Fujian, Anhui and Guizhou provinces), extending to Thailand (Smith et al. 2008). The only location in Thailand is around 1,000 m asl
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
All of the known specimens of M. altarium have been collected from caves. Other than this roosting habitat, nothing is known of the natural history of this species.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Myotis altarium

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2008

Assessor/s
Csorba, G. & Francis, C.

Reviewer/s
Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)

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Justification
Listed as Least Concern, despite there being very little recent information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements, its range is very large, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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Population

Population
The abundance and population size of this species are not known.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species are not known.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, threats and ecology of this species.
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Wikipedia

Szechwan myotis

The Szechwan myotis (Myotis altarium) is a species of vesper bat. It is found in China and Thailand.

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