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SPECIES Nycticeinops schlieffeni

Author:Peters, 1859.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1859: 223.
Common Name:Schlieffen's Twilight Bat
Type Locality:Egypt, Cairo.
Distribution:Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Egypt to Djibouti, Somalia, Mozambique, Mali, Botswana, South Africa, and Namibia; Mauritania and Ghana to Sudan and Tanzania.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc) as Nycticeius schlieffeni.
Comments:Includes cinnamomeus; see Koopman (1975). Several poorly defined subspecies are often recognized, but there seems little justification for separation of these taxa. Reviewed in part by Harrison and Bates (1991); see Taylor (2000a) for distribution map.



    adovanus Heuglin, 1877
    africanus Allen, 1911
    albiventer Thomas and Wroughton, 1908
    australis Thomas and Wroughton, 1908
    bedouin Thomas and Wroughton, 1908
    cinnamomeus Wettstein, 1916
    fitzsimonsi Roberts, 1932
    minimus Noack, 1887

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