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SPECIES Nyctophilus timoriensis

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1806.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, 8: 200.
Common Name:Greater Long-eared Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Timor (uncertain).
Distribution:All of Australia including Tasmania; New Guinea; Timor (Indonesia).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable as N. timoriensis; IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt) as N. sherrini; but N. sherrini not listed in IUCN 2003 (lapsus).
Comments:This bat has been confused with the smaller gouldi in coastal SE Queensland. Reviewed by Hall and Richards (1979) and Kitchener et al. (1991d). Corbet and Hill (1992) discussed the problems associated with the Timor record. See also Flannery (1995a).
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SUBSPECIES timoriensis

SUBSPECIES major

SUBSPECIES sherrini

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