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Megaderma spasma  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631756

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): lesser false vampire bat [English]
 
    Lesser False Vampire Bat [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                  SuborderYinpterochiroptera Springer, Teeling, Madsen, Stanhope and Jong, 2001  
                                     SuperfamilyRhinolophoidea Gray, 1825  
                                        FamilyMegadermatidae H. Allen, 1864  
                                           GenusMegaderma E. Geoffroy, 1810  
                                              SubgenusMegaderma (Megaderma) E. Geoffroy, 1810  
                                                 SpeciesMegaderma spasma (Linnaeus, 1758) – lesser false vampire bat, Lesser False Vampire Bat  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma abditum Chasen, 1940  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma carimatae Miller, 1906  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma celebensis Shamel, 1940  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma ceylonense K. Andersen, 1918  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma horsfieldii Blyth, 1863  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma kinabalu Chasen, 1940  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma lasiae Lyon, 1916  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma majus K. Andersen, 1918  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma medium K. Andersen, 1918  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma minus K. Andersen, 1918  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma naisense Lyon, 1916  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma natunae K. Andersen and Wroughton, 1907  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma pangandarana Sody, 1936  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma philippinensis Waterhouse, 1843  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma siumatis Lyon, 1916  
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma spasma (Linnaeus, 1758) – Lesser False Vampire Bat 
                                                    Subspecies Megaderma spasma trifolium E. Geoffroy, 1810  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Megaderma spasma    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Megaderma spasma, Lesser False Vampire Bat [English]   
       
  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: Megaderma spasma   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Megaderma spasma, lesser false vampire bat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Megaderma. See Bergmans and van Bree (1986) for discussion of subspecies limits in the Indonesian region. Boundaries of some subspecies are unclear. Reviewed in part by Hill (1983) and Bates and Harrison (1997); also see Flannery (1995b)  
 

 

   

 
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