Drakonycteris Ravel et al. 2016 (bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera

Full reference: A. Ravel, M. Adaci, M. Bensalah, A.-L. Charruault, E. M. Essid, H. K. Ammar, W. Marzougui, M. Mahboubi, F. Merbrouk, G. Merzeraud, M. Vianey-Liaud, R. Tabuce, and L. Marvaux. 2016. Origine et radiation initiale des chauves-souris modernes : nouvelles découvertes dans l’Éocène d’Afrique du Nord. Geodiversitas 38(3):355-434

Parent taxon: Vespertilionoidea according to A. Ravel et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Chambinycteris, Vespertilionidae

Subtaxa: Drakonycteris glibzegdouensis

View classification

Type: Drakonycteris glibzegdouensis

Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution: found only at Gour Lazib HGL50 (Eocene to Eocene of Algeria)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.