Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Chiroptera > Family: Vespertilionidae > Genus: Pipistrellus > Species: Pipistrellus nathusii

Nathusius' pipistrelle - Pipistrellus nathusii (Keyserling & Blasius, 1839)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unknown
Atlantic - Unknown
Black Sea - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Boreal - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Pannonian - Favourable
Steppic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 3 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • rivers and lakes
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • urban
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1317


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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
Durvavitorlájú törpedenevér Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Morcego de Nathusius Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Murciélago de Nathusius Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nathusijev netopir Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nathusius' dwergvleermuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nathusius' pipistrelle English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Natuzijaus šikšniukas Lithuanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Netopier parkový Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Netopýr parkový Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Pargi-nahkhiir Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Pikkulepakko Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Pipistreli i Nathusit Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Pipistrelle de Nathusius French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Pipistrello di Nathusius Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Pürtüklü yarasa Turkish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rauhhautfledermaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Šumski šišmiš Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Trítilblaka Icelandic Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Troldflagermus Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Trollfladdermus Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Trollflaggermus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Pipistrellus abramus Trouessart, 1910
Pipistrellus nathusi (Keyserling & Blasius, 1839)
Vesperugo nathusii unicolor Fatio, 1905
Vesperugo nathusii Méhely, 1900

Other resources

EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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