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SPECIES Chaerephon chapini

Author:J. A. Allen, 1917.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 37: 461.
Common Name:Pale Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Oriental, Faradje.
Distribution:Ghana, N Dem. Rep. Congo, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:plicatus species group. Apparently does not include shortridgei, see Peterson et al. (1995). See Fenton and Eger (2002), but note that they included shortridgei in this species.
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SUBSPECIES chapini

SUBSPECIES lancasteri

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