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SPECIES Chaerephon leucogaster

Author:A. Grandidier, 1870.
Citation:Rev. Mag. Zool., ser. 2, 21: 337.
Common Name:Grandidier's Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Madagascar, Mahab (= Mahabo?) and Ménabé, E of Morondava.
Distribution:Ethiopia to Ghana, Nigeria, Dem. Rep. Congo, Mali, Madagascar.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Data Deficient.
Comments:plicatus species group. Often included in pumilus, but apparently distinct; see Peterson et al. (1995).
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