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Yangochiroptera  Koopman, 1984
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945841

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Suborder  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Superfamily Emballonuroidea Gervais, 1855  
                                     Superfamily Noctilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                     Superfamily Vespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Koopman, Karl F.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Synopsis of the Families of Bats - part VII   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bat Research News, vol. 25, no. 3/4   
  Page(s): 25-29   
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  Reference for: Yangochiroptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Springer, Mark S.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetics: Bats United, Microbats Divided   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Current Biology, vol. 23, no. 22   
  Page(s): 999-1001   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0960-9822   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.09.053; available online at   
  Reference for: Yangochiroptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Springer, Mark S., Emma C. Teeling, Ole Madsen, Michael J. Stanhope, and Wilfried W. de Jong  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Integrated fossil and molecular data reconstruct bat echolocation   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 98, no. 11   
  Page(s): 6241-6246   
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  Reference for: Yangochiroptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Teeling, Emma C., Mark S. Springer, Ole Madsen, Paul Bates, Stephen O'Brien, and William J. Murphy  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: A molecular phylogeny for bats illuminates biogeography and the fossil record   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science, vol. 307, no. 5709   
  Page(s): 580-584   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0036-8075   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1126/science.1105113   
  Reference for: Yangochiroptera   

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  Comment: Bats were traditionally divided into two suborders, Microchiroptera and Megachiroptera, based on morphological cladistics. However, molecular studies suggested that rhinolophoid microbats are more closely related to the megabat family Pteropodidae than to other microbats, rendering Microchiroptera paraphyletic. A new taxonomy divides bats into Yangochiroptera, including 12 microbat families, and Yinpterochiroptera, including four microbat families in Rhinolophoidea plus Old World fruit bats (Springer, 2013)  



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