Vespertiliavus Schlosser 1877 (sac-winged bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Emballonuridae

Full reference: M. Schlosser. 1877. Die Affen, Lemuren, Chiropteren, Insectivoren, Marsupialier, Creodonten und Carnivoren des Europaischen Tertiars. Beitrage zur Paleontologie Osterreich-Ungarns un des Orients 6:1-224

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

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Schlosser 1877

Sister taxa: Balantiopteryx, Dhofarella, Diclidurus, Eppsinycteris, Pseudovespertiliavus, Rhynchonycteris, Saccolaimus, Tachypteron, Taphozous

Subtaxa: Vespertiliavus aenigma Vespertiliavus gracilis Vespertiliavus kasserinensis Vespertiliavus lapradei

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (3 collections)

• Eocene to Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of France (7), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 13 collections including 21 occurrences

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