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SPECIES Nyctalus leisleri

Author:Kuhl, 1817.
Citation:Die Deutschen Fledermäuse. Hanau: 14, 46.
Common Name:Leisler's Noctule
Type Locality:Germany, Hessen, Hanau.
Distribution:W Europe to Urals, Caucasus, and Turkey; Britain and Ireland; Sweden, S Finland, Baltic states; Madeira Isl; W Himalayas, Pakistan, E Afghanistan; NW Africa.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Includes verrucosus, see Corbet (1978c), who also included azoreum; but see Palmeirim (1991). Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997). For discussion of correct spelling (leisleri) see Bogdanowicz and Kock (1998).
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SUBSPECIES verrucosus


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