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SPECIES Hypsugo anchietae

Author:Seabra, 1900.
Citation:J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat. Lisboa, ser. 2, 6: 26, 120.
Common Name:Anchieta's Pipistrelle
Type Locality:Angola, Cahata.
Distribution:Angola, S Dem. Rep. Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable as Pipistrellus anchietai.
Comments:The oldest name for this species may be bicolor, here listed as a synonym of Neoromicia tenuipinnis following Hayman and Hill (1971); see discussion in Koopman (1975) and Hill and Harrison (1987). Reviewed by Cotterill (1996) and Kearney and Taylor (1997). Sometimes misspelled anchieta or anchietai, but the correct spelling is anchietae; see Kock (2001a).



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