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SPECIES Pipistrellus (Pipistrellus) papuanus

Author:Peters and Doria, 1881.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Stor. Nat. Genova, 16: 696.
Common Name:Lesser Papuan Pipistrelle
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua, Salawati Isl.
Distribution:Seram, Aru Isls, Baik-Supiori, New Guinea, New Ireland (Bismarck Arch.), adjacent small islands.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Pipistrellus. Included in tenuis by many authors, but see Kitchener et al. (1986); also see Flannery (1995a, b) and Bonaccorso (1998).



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