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SPECIES Chalinolobus gouldii

Author:Gray, 1841.
Citation:Appendix C in J. Two Exped. Aust., 2: 401, 405.
Common Name:Gould's Wattled Bat
Type Locality:Australia, Tasmania, Launceston.
Distribution:Australia but not Cape York Peninsula N of Cardwell; Tasmania, Norfolk Isl (Australia).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Tidemann (1986) and Chruszez and Barclay (2002), although note that they included neocaledonicus in this species. Does not include neocaledonicus, see Flannery (1995b) and discussion under that species. The population from Norfolk Isl (as yet unnamed) may also represent a distinct species, see Flannery (1995b).



    venatoris Thomas, 1908

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