Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Chiroptera > Family: Vespertilionidae > Genus: Plecotus > Species: Plecotus teneriffae

Tenerife long-eared bat - Plecotus teneriffae Barret-Hamilton, 1907

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Macaronesian - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • urban
Natura 2000 species code 5014

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Gacek kanaryjski Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Kanarski dugouhi šišmiš Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Kanarski uhati netopir Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Murciélago orejudo canario Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Netopýr kanársky Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Orecchione di Tenerife Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Oreillard de Tenerife French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Tenerife long-eared bat English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Teneriffa-Langohr German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Teneriffankorvayökkö Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Plecotus auritus teneriffae Barrett-Hamilton, 1907

Other resources

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Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
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Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
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