New records of the Peruvian crevice-dwelling bat Tomopeas ravus (Chiroptera: Molossidae): What do they mean for its conservation?

Horacio Zeballos, Kateryn Pino, Jean P. Ludeña, Alain C. Escóbar, Alexander Pari, César E. Medina, Gerardo Ceballos

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The Peruvian crevice-dwelling bat, Tomopeas ravus, is a rare, threatened, and endemic species to the coastal desert from Peru. Recently, new records of the species after almost 30 years of absence in inventories were made, in the north and center of its distribution at localities from Ica and Piura departments, which opens discussions about the knowledge of its rarity, conservation status, and natural history. Here we present new records for this taxon and extend its geographic range by 260 km southwards of its known distributional range renewing the discussion on the conservation status of this species and its habitats, and proposing actions for its conservation.
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)199-210
Número de páginas12
PublicaciónMastozoologia Neotropical
Volumen26
EstadoPublicada - 1 ene. 2019
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