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Nyctophilus  Leach, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631385

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nyctophilus timoriensis (E. Geoffroy, 1806)
 
    Vespertilio timoriensis E. Geoffroy, 1806
 
    Nyctophilus timoriensis timoriensis (E. Geoffroy, 1806)
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   
       

 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  
                                     SuperfamilyVespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyVespertilionidae Gray, 1821 – vesper bats, vespertilionid bats, evening bats  
                                           SubfamilyVespertilioninae Gray, 1821  
                                              TribeVespertilionini Gray, 1821  
                                                 GenusNyctophilus Leach, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Nyctophilus arnhemensis Johnson, 1959 – Northern Long-eared Bat, Arnhem Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus bifax Thomas, 1915 – Bifax Long-eared Bat, Eastern Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus corbeni Parnaby, 2009 – Corben's Long-eared Bat, South-eastern Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus daedalus Thomas, 1915 – Pallid Long-eared Bat, Artful Long-eared Bat, Northern Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus geoffroyi Leach, 1821 – Lesser Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus gouldi Tomes, 1858 – Gould's Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus heran Kitchener, How and Maharadatunkamsi, 1991 – Sunda long-eared bat, Sundan Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus holtorum Parnaby, King and Eldridge, 2021 – Holt's Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus howensis McKean, 1975 – Lord Howe Long-eared Bat, Lord Howe Island Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus major Gray, 1844 – Greater Long-eared Bat, Western Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus microdon Laurie and Hill, 1954 – Small-toothed Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus microtis Thomas, 1888 – New Guinea Long-eared Bat, Papuan Long-eared Bat, Small-eared Nyctophilus 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus nebulosus Parnaby, 2002 – New Caledonian Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus sherrini Thomas, 1915 – Tasmanian Long-eared Bat, Tasmania Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus shirleyae Parnaby, 2009 – Mount Missim Long-eared Bat, New Guinea Big-eared Bat, Shirley's Long-eared Bat 
                                                    Species Nyctophilus walkeri Thomas, 1892 – Pygmy Long-eared Bat 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Nyctophilus    
       
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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: Nyctophilus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, D. E., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. 9. Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Nyctophilus   
       
  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: Nyctophilus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Includes Lamingtona, see Hill and Koopman (1981). Australian species reviewed by Hall and Richards (1979)  
 

 

   

 
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