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SPECIES Eptesicus (Rhinopterus) floweri

Author:de Winton, 1901.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 7: 46.
Common Name:Horn-skinned Serotine
Type Locality:Sudan, Khartoum, Wad Marium.
Distribution:Sudan, Mali.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Rhinopterus. Includes lowei; see Braestrup (1935). Hayman and Hill (1971) listed lowei as a distinct species but expressed serious doubts about its validity, noting almost complete overlap with floweri in size and color.
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    lowei Thomas, 1915

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