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SPECIES Tadarida aegyptiaca

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1818.
Citation:Descrip. de L'Egypte, 2: 128.
Common Name:Egyptian Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Egypt, Giza (resticted by Koopman, 1975).
Distribution:South Africa to Nigeria, Algeria, and Egypt to Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman, east to India and Sri Lanka, N to Afganistan.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:aegyptiaca species group. Includes tragata; see Corbet (1978c) and Freeman (1981). Reviewed in part by Harrison and Bates (1991) and Bates and Harrison (1997). For African range see Taylor (2000a).
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SUBSPECIES aegyptiaca

SUBSPECIES bocagei

SUBSPECIES sindica

SUBSPECIES thomasi

SUBSPECIES tragatus

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