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SPECIES Vespadelus vulturnus

Author:Thomas, 1914.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 13: 440.
Common Name:Little Forest Bat
Type Locality:Australia, Tasmania.
Distribution:SE Australia including Tasmania.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc) as Eptesicus vulturnus.
Comments:pumilus species group. Includes pygmaeus; see McKean et al. (1978). Does not include baverstocki; see Kitchener et al. (1987) and Queale (1997). This complex may include more than one species; see Adams et al. (1987).
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