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SPECIES Otomops martiensseni

Author:Matschie, 1897.
Citation:Arch. Naturgesch., 63(1): 84.
Common Name:Large-eared Giant Mastiff Bat
Type Locality:Tanzania, W of Tanga, SE Usambara Mtns, Magrotto Plantation.
Distribution:Yemen; Djibouti and Central African Republic to Angola and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa); Ghana.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:Formerly included madagascariensis (e.g., Hayman and Hill, 1971; Koopman, 1993, 1994), but see Peterson et al. (1995). Reviewed by Al-Jumaily (1999).
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SUBSPECIES martiensseni

SUBSPECIES icarus

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