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SPECIES Tadarida insignis

Author:Blyth, 1862.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 30: 90.
Common Name:East Asian Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:China, Fukien (= Fujian), Amoy.
Distribution:Japan, Taiwan, Korea, S China.
Status:IUCN 2003 Not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001).
Comments:teniotis species group. Formerly included in teniotis, but see Yoshiyuki (1989), Yoshiyuki et al. (1989), and Funakoshi and Kunisaki (2000). Does not include latouchei; see Kock (1999a) and Funakoshi and Kunisaki (2000). Status of coecata from Yunnan (China) is somewhat unclear; see Kock (1999a), who suggested that it might represent either teniotis or insignis.



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