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Neoromicia capensis  (A. Smith, 1829)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946211

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Eptesicus melckorum Roberts, 1919
    Neoromicia melckorum (Roberts, 1919)
  Common Name(s): Cape Serotine [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  
                                              TribeVespertilionini Gray, 1821  
                                                 GenusNeoromicia Roberts, 1926  
                                                    SpeciesNeoromicia capensis (A. Smith, 1829) – Cape Serotine  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Subspecies Neoromicia capensis capensis (A. Smith, 1829) – Cape Serotine 
                                                       Subspecies Neoromicia capensis damarensis (Noack, 1889)  
                                                       Subspecies Neoromicia capensis garambae (J. A. Allen, 1917)  
                                                       Subspecies Neoromicia capensis gracilior (Thomas and Schwann, 1905)  
                                                       Subspecies Neoromicia capensis nkatiensis (Roberts, 1932)  
                                                       Subspecies Neoromicia capensis notius (G. M. Allen, 1908)  

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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: Neoromicia capensis, Cape Serotine [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Lower Risk (lc) as Eptesicus capensis  
    Comments: Includes notius; see Koopman (1975b). Does not include matroka; see Peterson et al. (1995). May also include minuta Temminck, 1840 [not of Montgu, 1808; see Koopman, 1975b]. Probably includes melckorum Roberts, 1919, but not all of the material referred to that species (see account for melckorum below). Most West African populations have not been allocated to subspecies. See Taylor (2000a) for distribution map, but note that he apparently included matroka from Madagascar (here treated as a ...  



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