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SPECIES Glauconycteris beatrix

Author:Thomas, 1901.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 8: 256.
Common Name:Beatrix Butterfly Bat
Type Locality:Equatorial Guinea, Rio Muni, Benito River, 15 mi. (24 km) from mouth.
Distribution:Equatorial Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Angola. A report of this species from Guinea-Bissau is in error (J. Fahr, pers. comm.)
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (nt) as Chalinolobus beatrix.
Comments:Does not include humeralis; see Hill and Harrison (1987) and Heller et al. (1994), but also see Eger and Schlitter (2001).
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