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SPECIES Myotis daubentonii

Author:Kuhl, 1817.
Citation:Die Deutschen Fledermäuse. Hanau: 14.
Common Name:Daubenton's Myotis
Type Locality:Germany, Hessen, Hanau.
Distribution:Europe (including Britain and Ireland; Scandinavia) east to Kamtschatka, Vladivostok, Sakhalin and Kurile Isls (Russia), Japan, Korea, Manchuria, N and E China (including Tibet), Vietnam.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes nathalinae; see Horácek and Hanák (1984), Fairon (1985), Mayer and von Helversen (2001a), and Ruedi and Mayer (2001). Reviewed in part by Yoshiyuki (1989), Yoon (1990), Bates and Harrison (1997), Bates et al. (1999), and Horácek et al. (2000). Does not appear to include laniger; see Topál (1997) and Bates et al. (1999), though also see Corbet and Hill (1992). For discussion of correct spelling see Bogdanowicz and Kock (1998). See Bogdanowicz (1994), but note that laniger was included in daubentonii in that publication. Apparently closely related to bechsteinii; see Ruedi and Mayer (2001). Subspecies limits are problematic, see Bogdanowicz (1994), Horácek et al. (2000), and Kruskop (2002). Genetic studies suggest that this complex includes more than one species, with at least some Russian and Japanese specimens representing a taxon distinct from the European form (Kawai et al., 2003).


SUBSPECIES daubentonii

SUBSPECIES chasanensis

SUBSPECIES loukashkini

SUBSPECIES nathalinae


SUBSPECIES ussuriensis

SUBSPECIES volgensis


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