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SPECIES Myotis australis

Author:Dobson, 1878.
Citation:Cat. Chiroptera Brit. Mus.: 317.
Common Name:Australian Myotis
Type Locality:Australia, New South Wales.
Distribution:New South Wales, possibly Western Australia (Australia).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Data Deficient.
Comments:Poorly known, the holotype and only certain specimen possibly being incorrectly labelled, or a vagrant individual of muricola (Husson, 1970). A specimen from NW Australia may belong in this species (Koopman, 1984c). Hill (1983) considered australis a subspecies of ater.



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