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Eptesicini  Volleth and Heller, 1994
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945859

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Tribe  
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  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  
    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  
                                        FamilyVespertilionidae Gray, 1821 – vespertilionid bats  
                                           SubfamilyVespertilioninae Gray, 1821  
                                              TribeEptesicini Volleth and Heller, 1994  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Genus Arielulus Hill and Harrison, 1987  
                                                 Genus Eptesicus Rafinesque, 1820 – big brown bats 
                                                 Genus Hesperoptenus Peters, 1868  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Roehrs, Zachary P., Justin B. Lack, and Ronald A. Van Den Bussche  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: A molecular phylogenetic reevaluation of the tribe Nycticeiini (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Acta Chiropterologica, vol. 13, no. 1   
  Page(s): 17-31   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1508-1109   
  Notes: DOI: 10.3161/150811011X578598   
  Reference for: Eptesicini   
       
  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: Eptesicini   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Includes Arielulus, Eptesicus, and Hesperoptenus; see Volleth and Heller (1994) and Volleth et al. (2001)  
    'Based on results of this study, in corroboration with baculum and cytogenetic data, it is apparent that Nycticeiini (sensu Tate, 1942 and related classifications of Koopman and Jones, 1970; Koopman, 1978, 1984, 1994; Kitchener and Caputi, 1985; McKenna and Bell, 1997; Simmons, 2005) is an unnatural grouping and molecular data fail to support, but cannot refute, other previously proposed compositional arrangements for tribe Nycticeiini. [...] It seems apparent from both the mtDNA and nDNA phylogenies that Arielulus, Eptesicus, Glauconycteris, Lasionycteris, and Scotomanes likely comprise a monophyletic clade. The only confounding factor is the unresolved position of Nycticeius. Bacular morphology, cytogenetics, and nDNA put the position of Nycticeius closer to the tribe Antrozoini and Plecotini, but until its position is resolved, the full circumscription of this clade (Eptesicini/Nycti ceiini) and its nomenclature remain equivocal.' (Roehrs et al., 2011)  
 

 

   

 
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