Vespertiliavus aenigma Ravel et al. 2016 (sac-winged bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Emballonuridae

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

Belongs to Vespertiliavus according to A. Ravel et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Vespertiliavus gracilis, Vespertiliavus kasserinensis, Vespertiliavus lapradei

Type specimen: CBI-2-169, a tooth. Its type locality is Jebel Chambi, which is in a Ypresian/Lutetian lacustrine limestone in the Chambi Formation of Tunisia.

Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution: found only at Jebel Chambi

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