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Chaerephon pumilus  (Cretzschmar, 1826)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946088

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Chaerephon pumila (Cretzschmar, 1826)
 
    Dysopes pumilus Cretzschmar, 1826
 
  Common Name(s): Little Free-tailed Bat [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                        FamilyMolossidae Gervais, 1856 – free-tailed bats  
                                           SubfamilyMolossinae Gervais, 1856  
                                              GenusChaerephon Dobson, 1874  
                                                 SpeciesChaerephon pumilus (Cretzschmar, 1826) – Little Free-tailed Bat  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): British Museum (Natural History), Library  
  Publication Date: 1913   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History), vol. IV, P-SN   
  Page(s): 1956   
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  Publication Place: London, England   
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  Notes: DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.2363; Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2624151   
  Reference for: Chaerephon pumilus   
       
  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: Chaerephon pumilus, Little Free-tailed Bat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Lower Risk (lc) as C. pumila; Vulnerable as C. pusilla  
    Comments: plicatus species group. Includes pusillus; see Hayman and Hill (1971). Does not include leucogaster; see Peterson et al. (1995). Koopman (1994) included leucogaster in pumilus and recognized 12 subspecies in the resulting complex. However, subspecies limits are poorly defined and many populations have not been allocated, rendering any subspecific classification useless. This complex probably includes more than one species; Peterson et al. (1995) recognized hindei, limbata, and naivashae as ...  
    Date cited as 1830-1831 by Simmons (2005), but see Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History)  
 

 

   

 
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