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SPECIES Taphozous (Taphozous) georgianus

Author:Thomas, 1915.
Citation:J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 24: 62.
Common Name:Sharp-nosed Tomb Bat
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, King Georges Sound.
Distribution:N and W Australia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Taphozous. McKean and Price (1967) and Koopman (1993, 1994) included troughtoni in this species, but see Chimimba and Kitchener (1991).
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