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SPECIES Mops (Xiphonycteris) nanulus

Author:J. A. Allen, 1917.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 37: 477.
Common Name:Dwarf Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Oriental, Niangara.
Distribution:Sierra Leone to Ethiopia and Kenya. A previous report of this species from The Gambia is in error, probably based on a specimen of brachypterus (J. Fahr, pers. comm.)
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Xiphonycteris.
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