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SPECIES Vespadelus darlingtoni

Author:G. M. Allen, 1933.
Citation:J. Mammal., 14: 150.
Common Name:Large Forest Bat
Type Locality:Australia, New South Wales, 13 km NW Braidwood.
Distribution:SE Australia, including Tasmania and Lord Howe Isl.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc) as Eptesicus darlingtoni.
Comments:pumilus species group. See Kitchener et al. (1987) for discussion of synonmy. Adams et al. (1987) and Koopman (1993) used the name sagittula for this taxon, which may include more than one species.



    sagittula McKean, Richards, and Price, 1978

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