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SPECIES Mops (Mops) midas

Author:Sundevall, 1842.
Actual Date:1843
Citation:Kongl. Svenska Vet.-Akad. Handl. Stockholm, 1842: 207.
Common Name:Midas' Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Sudan, Blue Nile (= Bahr-el-Abiad Prov.), White Nile River, West bank, Jebel el Funj.
Distribution:Senegal to Saudi Arabia, south to Botswana, NE South Africa, and Zimbabwe; Madagascar.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Mops. Reviewed by Peterson et al. (1995) and Dunlop (1999); also see Harrison and Bates (1991).
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SUBSPECIES miarensis


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