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Pipistrellus pygmaeus  (Leach, 1825)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946162

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Vespertilio pygmaeus Leach, 1825
 
  Common Name(s): Soprano Pipistrelle [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  
                                        FamilyVespertilionidae Gray, 1821 – vespertilionid bats  
                                           SubfamilyVespertilioninae Gray, 1821  
                                              TribePipistrellini Tate, 1942  
                                                 GenusPipistrellus Kaup, 1829 – pipistrelles  
                                                    SubgenusPipistrellus (Pipistrellus) Kaup, 1829  
                                                       SpeciesPipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825) – Soprano Pipistrelle  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus pygmaeus cyprius Benda, 2007  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus pygmaeus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825)  
       

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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: Pipistrellus pygmaeus, Soprano Pipistrelle [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 - not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001)  
    Comments: Subgenus Pipistrellus. Previously confused with pipistrellus, but clearly distinct; see Jones and van Parijs (1993), Barratt et al. (1995, 1997), Jones and Barratt (1999), Häussler et al. (2000), Russo and Jones (2000), Ziegler et al. (2001), and Sendor et al. (2002). Conspecific with mediterraneus, see Jones and Barratt (1999) and Häussler et al. (2000). von Helversen et al. (2000) supported use of the name mediterraneus rather than pygmaeus for this species, but this was rejected by the I...  
 

 

   

 
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