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Pipistrellus rueppellii  (J. Fischer, 1829)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946163

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pipistrellus rueppelli (J. Fischer, 1829)
  Common Name(s): Rüppell's Pipistrelle [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                     SuperfamilyVespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyVespertilionidae Gray, 1821 – vespertilionid bats  
                                           SubfamilyVespertilioninae Gray, 1821  
                                              TribePipistrellini Tate, 1942  
                                                 GenusPipistrellus Kaup, 1829 – pipistrelles  
                                                    SubgenusPipistrellus (Pipistrellus) Kaup, 1829  
                                                       SpeciesPipistrellus rueppellii (J. Fischer, 1829) – Rüppell's Pipistrelle  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus rueppellii coxi Thomas, 1919  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus rueppellii fuscipes Thomas, 1913  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus rueppellii pulcher (Dobson, 1875)  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus rueppellii rueppellii (J. Fischer, 1829)  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus rueppellii senegalensis Dorst, 1960  
                                                          Subspecies Pipistrellus rueppellii vernayi Roberts, 1932  

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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 rueppellii, Rüppell's Pipistrelle [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Pipistrellus. Reviewed in part by Harrison and Bates (1991). See Taylor (2000a) for distribution map. Different authors have misspelled this name in a variety of ways, dropping the first 'e', second 'p', second 'l', or second 'i'. The original, correct spelling is 'rueppellii'  



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