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SPECIES Scotophilus viridis

Author:Peters, 1852.
Citation:Reise nach Mossambique, Säugethiere: 67.
Common Name:Green House Bat
Type Locality:Mozambique, Mozambique Isl, 15°S.
Distribution:Senegal to Ethiopia south to Namibia and South Africa.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Included in leucogaster by Hayman and Hill (1971), but see Koopman (1975, 1986) and Schlitter et al. (1980). Distinct from dinganii; see Schlitter et al. (1980). Includes nigritellus but does not include damarensis, see Robbins et al. (1985). Also see comments under borbonicus.
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SUBSPECIES nigritellus


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