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SPECIES Pipistrellus (Pipistrellus) javanicus

Author:Gray, 1838.
Citation:Mag. Zool. Bot., 2: 498.
Common Name:Javan Pipistrelle
Type Locality:Indonesia, Java.
Distribution:E Afganistan, N Pakistan, N, C India, SE Tibet (China), Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, through SE Asia to Lesser Sunda Isls and the Philippines; perhaps Australia. Reports of this species from Cambodia cannot be confirmed (Kock, 2000a).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc) as P. javanicus; Data Deficient as P. peguensis.
Comments:Subgenus Pipistrellus. Includes meyeni; see Laurie and Hill (1954), Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951), Hill (1967), and Koopman (1973). Includes camortae; see Soota Chaturverdi (1980) and Corbet and Hill (1992), but also see Das (1990). Includes babu and peguensis; see Corbet and Hill (1992), Kock (1996), and Bates and Harrison (1997), but also see Das (1990) and Sinha (1999). Does not include paterculus and abramus; see Hill and Harrsion (1987), Corbet and Hill (1992), Bates et al. (1997), and Hendrichsen et al. (2001b). For many years this species was known as tralatitius Horsfield, but Laurie and Hill (1954) regarded this name as indeterminable.
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SUBSPECIES javanicus




SUBSPECIES peguensis


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