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SPECIES Taphozous (Taphozous) mauritianus

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1818.
Citation:Descrip. de L'Egypte, 2: 127.
Common Name:Mauritian Tomb Bat
Type Locality:Mauritius.
Distribution:South Africa to Sudan and Somalia to Senegal; Mauritius and Réunion Isls (Mascarene Isls); São Tomé and Princepe; Madagascar; Assumption Isl and Aldabra Isl.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Taphozous. Reviewed in part by Peterson et al. (1995); also see Taylor (2000a).



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