Arabian Pipistrelle

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Scientific Name Pipistrellus arabicus Arabic Name Al chafash Tagged As Mammal, Bat, Pipistrelle Endangered Status
 

Description

Measurements are unknown for this species; measurements for genus Pipistrellus are: head and body 35-62mm; tail 25-50mm; weight 3-20g; shorter, broader ear than Myotis, less sharply pointed tragus. Colour varies: usually dark brown/black but also grey, reddish brown or pale brown.

Endangered Status

IUCN Red List – Data Deficient - Research is required to determine population size, distribution, trends, and any threats or necessary conservation measures.

Range and Habitat

Found in Oman, habitat unknown.

Breeding

Unknown.

Ecology

First emergers of the evening. Flight is erratic with many swoops and turns. Forage on insects.

Echolocation

Unknown.