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SPECIES Nycteris macrotis

Author:Dobson, 1876.
Citation:Monogr. Asiat. Chiroptera: 80.
Common Name:Large-eared Slit-faced Bat
Type Locality:Sierra Leone.
Distribution:Senegal and Gambia to Ethiopia, south to Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique; Zanzibar.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:macrotis species group. For discussion of synonyms see Koopman (1975, 1992), Van Cakenberghe and De Vree (1985), and Kock (1969a). Does not include madagascariensis; see Peterson et al. (1995). Does not include vinsoni; see Van Cakenberghe and De Vree (1998). See Taylor (2000a) for distribution map.
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SUBSPECIES macrotis

SUBSPECIES aethiopica

SUBSPECIES luteola

SUBSPECIES oriana

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