Eptesicus Rafinesque 1820 (house bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Parent taxon: Vespertilionidae according to N. J. Czaplewski et al. 2005

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980, Rabon et al. 2000, Salles et al. 2006 and Sherman 1952

Sister taxa: Ancenycteris, Barbastella, Chadronycteris, Chamtwaria, Corynorhinus, 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, Vespertilionae, Vespertilionina

Subtaxa: Eptesicus aurelianensis Eptesicus campanensis Eptesicus fuscus Eptesicus kowalskii Eptesicus mossoczyi Eptesicus noctuloides Eptesicus praeglacialis

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Austria (1), the Bahamas (3), Brazil (1), Cuba (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Peru (1), Romania (1), South Africa (3), United States (34: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Blancan of United States (2: California, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), South Africa (2), Turkey (1)

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

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of China (3), Germany (3), Hungary (1), Portugal (1)

Total: 69 collections including 76 occurrences

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