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SPECIES Emballonura semicaudata

Author:Peale, 1848.
Citation:Mammalia in Repts. U.S. Expl. Surv., 8: 23.
Common Name:Polynesian Sheath-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Samoa.
Distribution:Mariana Isls and Caroline Isls (including Palau Isls), Vanuatu, Fiji Isls, Samoa.
Status:U. S. ESA Candidate taxon (in Aguijan, American Samoa); IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Endangered.
Comments:semicaudata species group. Includes sulcata, see Griffiths et al. (1991). Subspecies reviewed by Koopman (1997).
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SUBSPECIES semicaudata

SUBSPECIES palauensis

SUBSPECIES rotensis

SUBSPECIES sulcata

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