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SPECIES Pipistrellus (Pipistrellus) abramus

Author:Temminck, 1838.
Citation:Mongr. Mamm., Tome 2: 232.
Common Name:Japanese Pipistrelle
Type Locality:Japan, Kyushu, Nagasaki.
Distribution:S Ussuri region (Russia and China), Taiwan, S and C Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Burma, India.
Status:IUCN 2003 – Not listed (lapsus); IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Pipistrellus. Often regarded as a subspecies of javanicus, but clearly separable; see Hill and Harrison (1987), Yoshiyuki (1989), Corbet and Hill (1992), and Tiunov (1997). Does not include paterculus; see Hill and Harrison (1987), Corbet and Hill (1992), Bates and Harrison (1997), Bates et al. (1997), and Hendrichsen et al. (2001b). Reviewed by Horácek et al. (2000) and Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu (2001).



    akokomuli Temminck, 1838
    irretitus Cantor, 1842
    pomiloides Mell, 1922
    pumiloides Tomes, 1857

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