Subfamily Vespertilionae Kurten and Anderson 1980 (vesper bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Full reference: B. Kurten and E. Anderson. 1980. Pleistocene mammals of North America 1-442

Parent taxon: Vespertilionidae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Ancenycteris, Barbastella, Chadronycteris, Chamtwaria, Corynorhinus, Eptesicus, Ia, Karstala, Khonsunycteris, 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, Vespertilionina, Vespertilioninae

Subtaxa: Antrozous Dasypterus Histiotus Plecotus

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1), Hungary (3), Japan (1), Mexico (2), Romania (1), Spain (2), United States (19: Arizona, California, Florida, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (5: Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Texas)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), Poland (2), Spain (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nevada, Texas)

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (3), United States (4: Louisiana, Nebraska)

Total: 53 collections including 57 occurrences

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