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SPECIES Glauconycteris poensis

Author:Gray, 1842.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., [ser. 1], 10: 258.
Common Name:Abo Butterfly Bat
Type Locality:Nigeria, Abo (lower Niger River).
Distribution:Senegal to Uganda; Bioko (Equatorial Guinea); Cameroon.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt) as Chalinolobus poensis.
Comments:Distinct from beatrix and humeralis; see Heller et al. (1994).
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