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Nycteris  E. Geoffroy and G. Cuvier, 1795
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631324

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  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  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyEmballonuroidea Weber, 1928  
                                        FamilyNycteridae Van der Hoeven, 1855  
                                           GenusNycteris E. Geoffroy and G. Cuvier, 1795  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Nycteris arge Thomas, 1903 – Bate's slit-faced bat, Bates's Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris aurita (K. Andersen, 1912) – Andersen's Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris gambiensis (K. Andersen, 1912) – Gambian slit-faced bat, Gambian Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris grandis Peters, 1865 – large slit-faced bat, Large Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris hispida (Schreber, 1775) – hairy slit-faced bat, Hairy Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris intermedia Aellen, 1959 – intermediate slit-faced bat, Intermediate Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris javanica E. Geoffroy, 1813 – Javan slit-faced bat, Javan Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris macrotis Dobson, 1876 – large-eared slit-faced bat, Large-eared Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris madagascariensis G. Grandidier, 1937 – Malagasy Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris major (K. Andersen, 1912) – ja slit-faced bat, Dja Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris nana (K. Andersen, 1912) – dwarf slit-faced bat, Dwarf Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris parisii (De Beaux, 1924) – Parisi's Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris thebaica E. Geoffroy, 1818 – Egyptian slit-faced bat, Egyptian Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris tragata (K. Andersen, 1912) – Malayan slit-faced bat, Malayan Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris vinsoni Dalquest, 1965 – Vinson's Slit-faced Bat 
                                              Species Nycteris woodi K. Andersen, 1914 – Wood's slit-faced bat, Wood's Slit-faced Bat 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Nycteris    
       
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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: Nycteris   
       
  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: Nycteris   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Hall (1981) disregarded ICZN Opinion 111 and used Nycteris Borkhausen, 1797 for the Nearctic genus commonly known as Lasiurus Gray, 1831, but few other authors followed this usage and Nycteris is now universally used for Slit-faced Bats of the Old World. Revised by Van Cakenberghe and De Vree (1985, 1993a, b, 1998). Thomas et al. (1994) summarized character variation and identified species groups, which we follow here with modifications based on Van Cakenberghe and De Vree (1993a). For a ke...  
 

 

   

 
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