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SPECIES Myotis emarginatus

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1806.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, 8: 198.
Common Name:Geoffroy's Myotis
Type Locality:France, Ardennes, Givet, Charlemont.
Distribution:S Europe, north to Netherlands and S Poland, Crimea, Caucasus and Kopet Dag Mtns, east and south to Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Oman, E Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan; Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Vulnerable.
Comments:Reviewed in part by Harrison and Bates (1991); also see Gaucher (1995) and Horácek et al. (2000). Apparently closely related to welwitschii; see Ruedi and Mayer (2001).


SUBSPECIES emarginatus

SUBSPECIES desertorum

SUBSPECIES turcomanicus


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