Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This little known species is endemic to the island of Anjouan in the Comoros Islands.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
There is little information available on the natural history of this poorly known bat.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2008

Assessor/s
Jacobs, D.

Reviewer/s
Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been recognised as a distinct species, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

History
  • 2004
    Data Deficient
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Population

Population
There is currently little information on the abundance of this species. Specimens were collected by Goodman (2007) from Anjouan in 2007.

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 natural history and possible threats to this little known species.
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Wikipedia

Anjouan myotis

The Anjouan myotis (Myotis anjouanensis) is a species of vesper bat. It is found only in Comoros.

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