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SPECIES Mops (Xiphonycteris) brachypterus

Author:Peters, 1852.
Citation:Reise nach Mossambique, Säugethiere: 59.
Common Name:Short-winged Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Mozambique, Mozambique Isl (15°S, 40°42'E).
Distribution:Gambia to Kenya; Tanzania (including Zanzibar and Mafia Isl); Mozambique.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Xiphonycteris. Includes leonis; see El-Rayah (1981).
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