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Hipposideridae  Lydekker, 1891
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945847

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Hipposiderinae Lydekker, 1891
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 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  
                                     SuperfamilyRhinolophoidea Gray, 1825  
                                        FamilyHipposideridae Lydekker, 1891  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Genus Anthops Thomas, 1888  
                                           Genus Asellia Gray, 1838  
                                           Genus Aselliscus Tate, 1941  
                                           Genus Cloeotis Thomas, 1901  
                                           Genus Coelops Blyth, 1848  
                                           Genus Hipposideros Gray, 1831  
                                           Genus Paratriaenops Benda and Vallo, 2009  
                                           Genus Rhinonicteris Gray, 1847  
                                           Genus Triaenops Dobson, 1871  

  Expert: Nancy Simmons  
  Notes: Curator-in-Charge, Department of Mammalogy, Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Hipposideridae    
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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: Hipposideridae   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Treated as a subfamily of Rhinolophidae by Koopman (1993, 1994), McKenna and Bell (1997), Simmons (1998), Simmons and Geisler (1998), and Teeling et al. (2002), but returned to family rank here following Corbet and Hill (1992), Bates and Harrison (1997), Bogdanowicz and Owen (1998), Hand and Kirsch (1998), and numerous other authors. McKenna and Bell (1997) used the name Rhinonycterinae Gray, 1866 for this group, but this has not been accepted by other authors. Although Rhinonycteridae (= R...  



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