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SPECIES Myotis welwitschii

Author:Gray, 1866.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1866: 211.
Common Name:Welwitsch's Myotis
Type Locality:NE Angola.
Distribution:South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia, Dem. Rep. Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Kock (1967) and Ratcliffe (2002). Sometimes misspelled welwitschi but the original spelling is welwitschii. Apparently closely related to emarginatus; see Ruedi and Mayer (2001).
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    venustus Matschie, 1899

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