Family Emballonuridae Dobson 1875 (sac-winged bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Emballonuridae

Parent taxon: Emballonuroidea according to A. Ravel et al. 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Hooker 1996 and Nowak 1991

Sister taxon: Nycteridae

Subtaxa: Balantiopteryx Dhofarella Diclidurus Eppsinycteris Pseudovespertiliavus Rhynchonycteris Saccolaimus Tachypteron Taphozous Vespertiliavus

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ethiopia (1 collection), Mauritius (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), France (1), Peru (2), Thailand (1), Uganda (1)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1), France (3), Oman (1), Peru (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene to Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), France (7), Germany (1), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 35 collections including 47 occurrences

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