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SPECIES Chaerephon russatus

Author:J. A. Allen, 1917.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 37: 458.
Common Name:Russet Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Oriental, Medje.
Distribution:Ghana, Cameroon, Dem. Rep. Congo, Kenya.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:plicatus species group. The correct spelling for the specific epithet in combination with Chaerephon is russatus (not russata) because the genus name is masculine.
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