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Nycteridae  Van der Hoeven, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631245

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
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  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  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyEmballonuroidea Weber, 1928  
                                        FamilyNycteridae Van der Hoeven, 1855  
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                                           Genus Nycteris E. Geoffroy and G. Cuvier, 1795  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Nycteridae    
       
  Expert: Nancy Simmons  
  Notes: Curator-in-Charge, Department of Mammalogy, Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Nycteridae    
       
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  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: Nycteridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Teeling, Emma C., Mark S. Springer, Ole Madsen, Paul Bates, Stephen O'Brien, and William J. Murphy  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: A molecular phylogeny for bats illuminates biogeography and the fossil record   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science, vol. 307, no. 5709   
  Page(s): 580-584   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0036-8075   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1126/science.1105113   
  Reference for: Nycteridae   
       
  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: Nycteridae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Monogeneric; see Griffiths (1994) for a phylogeny. Although some authors have indicated that family-group names based on the greek root -nycteris should be spelled -nycterididae (e.g., Russell and Sigé 1970; Habersetzer and Storch, 1987; Kock et al., 2002), I prefer to maintain the commonly accepted spelling (-nycteridae) for these names in the interests of stability (see discussion in Simmons and Geisler [1998: footnote 13]). Accordingly, I use 'Nycteridae' for this family instead of 'Nyct...  
 

 

   

 
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