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Vespertilionini  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945865

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Tribe  
  Synonym(s): Nyctophilini Peters, 1865
  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: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, 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 – vesper bats, vespertilionid bats, evening bats  
                                           SubfamilyVespertilioninae Gray, 1821  
                                              TribeVespertilionini Gray, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 GenusAfronycteris Monadjem, Patterson and Demos, 2020  
                                                 GenusCassistrellus Ruedi, Eger, Lim and Csorba, 2017  
                                                 GenusChalinolobus Peters, 1867  
                                                 GenusFalsistrellus Troughton, 1943  
                                                 GenusHypsugo Kolenati, 1856  
                                                 GenusLaephotis Thomas, 1901  
                                                 GenusMimetillus Thomas, 1904  
                                                 GenusMirostrellus Görföl, Kruskop, Tu, Estók, Son and Csorba, 2020  
                                                 GenusNeoromicia Roberts, 1926  
                                                 GenusNycticeinops Hill and Harrison, 1987  
                                                 GenusNyctophilus Leach, 1821  
                                                 GenusPharotis Thomas, 1914  
                                                 GenusPhiletor Thomas, 1902  
                                                 GenusPseudoromicia Monadjem, Patterson, Webala and Demos, 2020  
                                                 GenusTylonycteris Peters, 1872  
                                                 GenusVespadelus Troughton, 1943 – Baverstock's Forest Bat 
                                                 GenusVespertilio Linnaeus, 1758  

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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: Vespertilionini   
  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: Vespertilionini   
  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. 9. Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Reference for: Vespertilionini   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Does not include Arielulus, Eptesicus, Hesperoptenus, Glischropus, Nyctalus, Pipistrellus, and Scotozous; see Volleth (1992), Volleth and Heller (1994), and Volleth et al. (2001). Includes Hypsugo, Falsistrellus, Tylonycteris, and Vespadelus; see Volleth and Tidemann (1991) and Volleth and Heller (1994). Includes Neoromicia; see Volleth et al. (2001). May include Nyctophilus (Volleth and Tideman, 1991), here placed in a separate tribe Nyctophilini along with Pharotis  
    '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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