Plecotus Geoffroy 1818 (vesper bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

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

See also Gray 1825 and Kurten 1968

Sister taxa: Antrozous, Dasypterus, Histiotus

Subtaxa: Plecotus (Paraplecotus) Plecotus alleganiensis Plecotus auritus Plecotus austriacus Plecotus crassidens Plecotus rafinesquii Plecotus tetralophodon Plecotus townsendii

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1), Hungary (3), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Romania (1), United States (14: Florida, Maryland, New Mexico, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia)

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

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (3)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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