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SPECIES Nyctalus lasiopterus

Author:Schreber, 1780.
Citation:InZimmermann, Geogr. Gesch. Mensch. Vierf. Thiere, 2: 412.
Common Name:Giant Noctule
Type Locality:Northern Italy, ?Pisa (uncertain).
Distribution:W Europe to Urals, Caucasus, and Balkans, Asia Minor, Iran and Ust-Urt Plateau (Kazakhstan), Morocco, Libya, possbily Algeria.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Reviewed by Corbet (1978c).
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Synonyms:

    ferrugineus Brehm, 1827
    maxima Fatio, 1869
    sicula Mina-Palumbo, 1868

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