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SPECIES Glauconycteris argentata

Author:Dobson, 1875.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1875: 385.
Common Name:Common Butterfly Bat
Type Locality:Cameroon, Western Province, Mt. Cameroon.
Distribution:Cameroon to Kenya, south to Angola, Tanzania, and N Malawi.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc) as Chalinolobus argentatus.
Comments:See Peterson and Smith (1973) and Peterson (1982).
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