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SPECIES Mormopterus acetabulosus

Author:Hermann, 1804.
Citation:Observ. Zool.: 19.
Common Name:Mauritian Little Mastiff Bat
Type Locality:Mauritius, Port Louis.
Distribution:Réunion and Mauritius (Mascarene Isls), and a single record from Ethiopia. A record from South Africa is questionable, and no specimens are known from Madagascar despite several reports to the contrary (Peterson et al., 1995).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Vulnerable.
Comments:acetabulosus species group. Reviewed by Peterson et al. (1995).



    natalensis A. Smith, 1847

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