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Rhogeessa genowaysi (Genoways's yellow bat)

Wikipedia Abstract

Genoways's yellow bat (Rhogeessa genowaysi) is a species of vesper bat. It is found only in Mexico. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Rhogeessa genowaysi

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Rhogeessa genowaysi

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.17
EDGE Score: 3.72


Adult Weight [1]  5 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Aerial [2]  100 %
Nocturnal [2]  Yes


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central American dry forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Central American pine-oak forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre de Chiapas moist forest Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern Mesoamerican Pacific mangroves Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Mangroves    

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Subcuenca Lago del Viejo Mexico

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama Yes

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Rhogeƫssa genowaysi, Ellen H. Roots and Robert J. Baker, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 589, pp. 1-3 (1998)
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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