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Tadarida  Rafinesque, 1814
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180087

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): guano 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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyVespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyMolossidae Gervais, 1856 – free-tailed bats  
                                           SubfamilyMolossinae Gervais, 1856  
                                              GenusTadarida Rafinesque, 1814 – guano bats  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Tadarida aegyptiaca (E. Geoffroy, 1818) – Egyptian free-tailed bat, Egyptian Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida australis (Gray, 1839) – white-striped free-tailed bat, White-striped Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida brasiliensis (I. Geoffroy, 1824) – Brazilian free-tailed bat, Murciélago-cola suelta brasileño, Brazilian Free-tailed Bat, Mexican Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida fulminans (Thomas, 1903) – Madagascan large free-tailed bat, Malagasy Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida insignis (Blyth, 1862) – East Asian Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida kuboriensis McKean and Calaby, 1968 – New Guinea Mastiff Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida latouchei Thomas, 1920 – La Touche's Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida lobata (Thomas, 1891) – Kenyan big-eared free-tailed bat, Big-eared Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida teniotis (Rafinesque, 1814) – European free-tailed bat, European Free-tailed Bat 
                                                 Species Tadarida ventralis (Heuglin, 1861) – African giant free-tailed bat, Giant Free-tailed Bat 

  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: Tadarida    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Tadarida    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tadarida   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Tadarida   
  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: Tadarida   
  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: Tadarida   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Formerly included Chaerephon, Mops, Mormopterus, Nyctinomops, Platymops, and Sauromys, which are here treated as distinct genera. Includes Rhizomops; see R. D. Owen et al. (1990), but also see Legendre (1984). Mahoney and Walton (1988) regarded Nyctinomus (here considered a junior synonym of Chaerephon) as an older name for this genus. Species groups follow Koopman (1994)  



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