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SPECIES Glauconycteris superba

Author:Hayman, 1939.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 11, 3: 219.
Common Name:Pied Butterfly Bat
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Oriental, Ituri Dist., Pawa.
Distribution:Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, NE Dem. Rep. Congo.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Vulnerable as Chalinolobus superbus.
Comments:Although sheila is sometimes recognized as a subspecies, it might represent only a color variant (Rosevear, 1965; J. Fahr, pers. comm.).
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    sheila Hayman, 1947

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