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SPECIES Kerivoula myrella

Author:Thomas, 1914.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 13: 438.
Common Name:Bismarck's Woolly Bat
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Isls, Manus Isl.
Distribution:Bismarck Arch.; possibly Wetar Isl (Lesser Sunda Isls).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:Specimens from Wetar Isl reported by Hill and Rozendaal (1989) may represent hardwickii; see Bonaccorso (1998). See Flannery (1995b).
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