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SPECIES Phoniscus aerosa

Author:Tomes, 1858.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1858: 333.
Common Name:Dubious Trumpet-eared Bat
Type Locality:"Eastern coast of South Africa."
Distribution:Possibly South Africa, but more likely somewhere in SE Asia; known only from two syntypes that may have been incorrectly localized (Corbet and Hill, 1992).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Data Deficient as Kerivoula aerosa.
Comments:See Hill (1965) and Corbet and Hill (1992) for discussion of the uncertain affinties of this species.
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