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Chiroptera  Blumenbach, 1779
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179985

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Megachiroptera Dobson, 1875
 
    Microchiroptera Dobson, 1875
 
  Common Name(s): morcego [Portuguese]
 
    quiróptero [Portuguese]
 
    bats [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Suborder Yangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                  Suborder Yinpterochiroptera Springer, Teeling, Madsen, Stanhope and Jong, 2001  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Chiroptera    
       
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Chiroptera    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: morcego[Portuguese], quiróptero [Portuguese]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Chiroptera   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Simmons, Nancy B. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Chiroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 312-529   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Chiroptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Chiroptera   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: As is the case for all species in this book, the conservation status for each bat species is reported below based upon listings of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the United States Endangered Species Act (U.S. ESA), and the 2003 International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Redlist (here cited 'IUCN 2003'). In addition, two IUCN/SSC Action Plans provide more detailed information. The Action Plan for Old Worl...  
 

 

   

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