Pfeiffer's red bat

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Pfeiffer's red bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilioninae
Subfamily: Vespertilioninae
Tribe: Lasiurini
Genus: Lasiurus
Species: L. pfeifferi
Binomial name
Lasiurus pfeifferi
Gundlach, 1861

Pfeiffer's red bat (Lasiurus pfeifferi) is a species of bat from the family Vespertilioninae and is endemic to Cuba.[1] It is listed as Near Threatened by the IUCN Red List due to a significant population decline, caused by human population density on its endemic island, habitat conversion, and hurricanes.[1] The species is probably insectivorious; fecal matter samples from a single bat contained only beetles.[1] It may be a subspecies of the Seminole bat.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Mancina, C. & Rodriguez, A. (2008). "Lasiurus pfeifferi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T136217A4261046. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136217A4261046.en. Retrieved 26 December 2017. 
  2. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 460. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 

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