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SPECIES Taphozous (Taphozous) perforatus

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1818.
Citation:Descrip. de L'Egypte, 2: 126.
Common Name:Egyptian Tomb Bat
Type Locality:Egypt, Kom Ombo.
Distribution:Mauritania and Senegal to Botswana, Mozambique, Somalia, Djibouti and Egypt; S Arabia; Jordan; S Iran; Pakistan; NW India.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Taphozous. Includes senegalensis and sudani; see Hayman and Hill (1977). Reviewed by Bates et al. (1994) and Bates and Harrison (1997); see also Meester et al. (1986), Harrison and Bates (1991), and Taylor (2000a). Subspecies are poorly defined.
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SUBSPECIES perforatus

SUBSPECIES haedinus

SUBSPECIES senegalensis

SUBSPECIES sudani

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