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Rousettus aegyptiacus  (E. Geoffroy, 1810)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632267

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rousettus egyptiacus (E. Geoffroy, 1810)
  Common Name(s): Egyptian Rousette [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                     FamilyPteropodidae Gray, 1821 – flying foxes, Old World fruit bats, megabats, non-echolocating bats  
                                        SubfamilyRousettinae Andersen, 1912  
                                           TribeRousettini Andersen, 1912  
                                              GenusRousettus Gray, 1821  
                                                 SpeciesRousettus aegyptiacus (E. Geoffroy, 1810) – Egyptian Rousette  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus aegyptiacus aegyptiacus (E. Geoffroy, 1810)  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus aegyptiacus arabicus Anderson and de Winton, 1902  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus aegyptiacus leachii (A. Smith, 1829)  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus aegyptiacus princeps Juste and Ibañez, 1993  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus aegyptiacus tomensis Juste and Ibañez, 1993  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus aegyptiacus unicolor (Gray, 1870)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
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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: Rousettus aegyptiacus, Egyptian Rousette [English]   
  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. Vol. 9: Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Reference for: Rousettus aegyptiacus, Egyptian Rousette [English]   
  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: Rousettus aegyptiacus, Egyptian Rousette [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) - Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Rousettus. Includes leachii and arabicus; see Hayman and Hill (1971), Corbet (1978c), Harrison and Bates (1991), and Bergmans (1994). Revised by Bergmans (1994); reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997) and Horácek et al. (2000). Also see Kwiecinski and Griffiths (1999). Spelling changed from aegyptiacus to egyptiacus by Corbet and Hill (1992), but returned to aegyptiacus by Kock (2001a)  



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