Megaderma Geoffroy 1810 (false vampire)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Megadermatidae

Parent taxon: Megadermatidae according to P. Mein and L. Ginsburg 1997

See also Gray 1825 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Cardioderma, Macroderma, Saharaderma

Subtaxa: Megaderma brailloni Megaderma franconica Megaderma lopezae Megaderma lugdunensis Megaderma spasma Megaderma vireti

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), Israel (1), the Philippines (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

• MN 13 of France (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Germany (1), Slovakia (1), Thailand (1)

• Oligocene of Spain (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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