Scotophilus Leach 1821 (vesper bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Parent taxon: Vespertilionidae according to W. Wessels et al. 2003

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Ancenycteris, Barbastella, Chadronycteris, Chamtwaria, Corynorhinus, Eptesicus, Ia, Karstala, Khonsunycteris, Lasionycteris, Lasiurus, Miniopterus, Miomyotis, Miostrellus, Murina, Myotis, Noctilioninia, Nyctalus, Nycticeius, Nyctophylinae, Oligomyotis, Paleptesicus, Phyllostomina, Pipistrellus, Plionycteris, Potamonycteris, Pteropina, Rhinolophina, Rhogeessa, Scotomanes, Shanwangia, Simonycteris, Stehlinia, Suaptenos, Tylonycteris, Vespertilio, Vespertilionae, Vespertilionina, Vespertilioninae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (2 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Libya (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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