Vespertilio Linnaeus 1758 (vesper bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Gray 1825, Kurten 1968, Linnaeus 1758 and Schlosser 1877

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, Scotophilus, Shanwangia, Simonycteris, Stehlinia, Suaptenos, Tylonycteris, Vespertilionae, Vespertilionina

Subtaxa: Vespertilio majori Vespertilio murinus Vespertilio nilssoni Vespertilio praeglacialis Vespertilio serotinus

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), United States (1: Maryland)

• Pliocene of China (1), Hungary (1), Spain (1)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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