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SPECIES Taphozous (Liponycteris) nudiventris

Author:Cretzschmar, 1830.
Citation:In Rüppell, Atlas Reise Nördl. Afr., Zool. Säugeth.: 70.
Common Name:Naked-rumped Tomb Bat
Type Locality:Egypt, Giza.
Distribution:Mauritania, Senegal, and Guinea-Bissau to Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, and NE Turkey, south to Tanzania and east to Burma.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Liponycteris. Includes kachhensis; see Felten (1962) and Bates and Harrison (1997). Formerly included in genus Liponycteris; see Hayman and Hill (1977). Reviewed in part by Bates et al. (1994) as kachhensis. Also see Harrison and Bates (1991). May include serratus Heuglin, 1877, an enigmatic taxon variously referred to either Taphozous nudiventris (e.g., G. M. Allen, 1939; Koopman, 1993) or Scotophilus leucogaster (e.g., G. M. Allen, 1939; Koopman, 1975) but which may not represent either of those species.
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SUBSPECIES nudiventris

SUBSPECIES kachhensis





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