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Miniopterus  Bonaparte, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631397

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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  
                                     SuperfamilyVespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyMiniopteridae Mein and Tupinier, 1977  
                                           SubfamilyMiniopterinae Dobson, 1875  
                                              GenusMiniopterus Bonaparte, 1837  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Miniopterus aelleni Goodman, Weyeneth, Ibrahim, Saïd and Ruedi, 2010  
                                                 Species Miniopterus africanus Sanborn, 1936 – African Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus australis Tomes, 1858 – little long-fingered bat, Little Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus brachytragos Goodman, Maminirina, Bradman, Christidis and Appleton, 2009  
                                                 Species Miniopterus egeri Goodman, Ramasindrazana, Maminirina, Schoeman and Appleton, 2011  
                                                 Species Miniopterus fraterculus Thomas and Schwann, 1906 – lesser long-fingered bat, Lesser Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus fuscus Bonhote, 1902 – southeast Asian long-fingered bat, Southeast Asian Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus gleni Peterson, Eger and Mitchell, 1995 – Glen's Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus griffithsi Goodman, Maminirina, Bradman, Christidis and Appleton, 2010  
                                                 Species Miniopterus griveaudi Harrison, 1959  
                                                 Species Miniopterus inflatus Thomas, 1903 – greater long-fingered bat, Greater Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus macrocneme Revilliod, 1914 – Small Melanesian Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus maghrebensis Puechmaille, Allegrini, Benda, Bilgin, Ibañez and Juste, 2014 – Maghrebian bent-wing bat, Minioptère du Maghreb, Murciélago de cueva magrebí 
                                                 Species Miniopterus magnater Sanborn, 1931 – western bent-winged bat, Western Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus mahafaliensis Goodman, Maminirina, Bradman, Christidis and Appleton, 2009  
                                                 Species Miniopterus majori Thomas, 1906 – Major's Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus manavi Thomas, 1906 – Manavi Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus medius Thomas and Wroughton, 1909 – Intermediate Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus minor Peters, 1867 – least long-fingered bat, Least Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus mossambicus Monadjem, Goodman, Stanley and Appleton, 2013 – Mozambique Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus natalensis (A. Smith, 1833) – Natal Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus newtoni Bocage, 1889  
                                                 Species Miniopterus pallidus Thomas, 1907  
                                                 Species Miniopterus paululus Hollister, 1913 – Philippine Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus petersoni Goodman, Ramasindrazana, Maminirina, Schoeman and Appleton, 2011  
                                                 Species Miniopterus pusillus Dobson, 1876 – small bent-winged bat, Small Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus robustior Revilliod, 1914 – Loyalty bent-winged bat, Loyalty Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus schreibersii (Kuhl, 1817) – Schreibers's Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus shortridgei Laurie and Hill, 1957 – Shortridge's Long-fingered Bat 
                                                 Species Miniopterus sororculus Goodman, Ryan, Maminirina, Fahr, Christidis and Appleton, 2007  
                                                 Species Miniopterus tristis (Waterhouse, 1845) – great bent-winged bat, Great Long-fingered Bat 
       

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

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Reviewed (in part) by Goodwin (1979), Peterson (1981), Maeda (1982), Hill (1983), Corbet and Hill (1992), and Peterson et al. (1995). These authors have often come to different conclusions regarding classification and synonymys; the arrangement given here generally follows Corbet and Hill (1992) and Peterson et al. (1995). See Maeda (1982) and Peterson et al. (1995) for a summary of authorship, type localities, and holotypes of most named forms  
 

 

   

 
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