Khonsunycteris Gunnell et al. 2008 (vesper bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Full reference: G. F. Gunnell, E. L. Simons, and E. R. Seiffert. 2008. New bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from the late Eocene and early Oligocene, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(1):1-11

Parent taxon: Vespertilionidae according to G. F. Gunnell et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Ancenycteris, Barbastella, Chadronycteris, Chamtwaria, Corynorhinus, Eptesicus, Ia, Karstala, Lasionycteris, Lasiurus, Miniopterus, Miomyotis, Miostrellus, Murina, Myotis, Noctilioninia, Nyctalus, Nycticeius, Nyctophylinae, Oligomyotis, Paleptesicus, Phyllostomina, Pipistrellus, Plionycteris, Potamonycteris, Pteropina, Rhinolophina, Rhogeessa, Scotomanes, Scotophilus, Shanwangia, Simonycteris, Stehlinia, Suaptenos, Tylonycteris, Vespertilio, Vespertilionae, Vespertilionina, Vespertilioninae

Subtaxa: Khonsunycteris aegypticus

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Type: Khonsunycteris aegypticus

Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution: found only at Quarry L-41 (Jebel Qatrani Formation) (Oligocene of Egypt)

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