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SPECIES Taphozous (Taphozous) achates

Author:Thomas, 1915.
Citation:J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 24: 60.
Common Name:Indonesian Tomb Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, near Timor, Nusa Tenggara, Savu Isl.
Distribution:Kei, Savu, Roti, Semau, and Nusa Penida Isls (Indonesia); possibly Timor.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Taphozous. Formerly included in melanopogon, but see Kitchener et al. (1993b) and Kitchener and Suyanto (1995). Also see Flannery (1995b).
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SUBSPECIES achates

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