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Taphozous achates  Thomas, 1915
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946033

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Indonesian Tomb Bat [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  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyEmballonuroidea Weber, 1928  
                                        FamilyEmballonuridae Gervais, 1855 – sac-winged bats, sheath-tailed bats  
                                           SubfamilyTaphozoinae Jerdon, 1867  
                                              GenusTaphozous E. Geoffroy, 1818  
                                                 SubgenusTaphozous (Taphozous) E. Geoffroy, 1818  
                                                    SpeciesTaphozous achates Thomas, 1915 – Indonesian Tomb Bat  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Subspecies Taphozous achates achates Thomas, 1915  
                                                       Subspecies Taphozous achates minor Kitchener, 1995  

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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: Taphozous achates, Indonesian Tomb Bat [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thomas, Oldfield  
  Publication Date: 1915   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific results of the mammal survey, no. XI   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, vol. 24, no. 1   
  Page(s): 29-65   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-6982   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Vulnerable  
    Comments: Subgenus Taphozous. Formerly included in melanopogon, but see D. J. Kitchener et al. (1993b) and Kitchener and Suyanto (1995). Also see Flannery (1995b)  



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