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Pipistrellus (pipistrelle bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Pipistrellus Kaup
1873Vesperugo Cope p. 374
1877Vesperugo Schlosser p. 78
1902Pipistrellus Hay p. 742
1930Pipistrellus Hay p. 454
1952Pipistrellus Sherman p. 88
1968Pipistrellus Kurten p. 56
1980Pipistrellus Kurten and Anderson p. 121
2000Pipistrellus Rabon et al. p. 62
2002Pipistrellus Czaplewski et al. p. 101

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
orderChiropteraBlumenbach 1779
suborderYangochiropteraKoopman 1984
superfamilyVespertilionoidea
familyVespertilionidae
genusPipistrellusKaup 1829

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. Pipistrellus Kaup 1829 [pipistrelle bat]
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Pipistrellus hesperus Allen 1864 [western pipistrelle]
Pipistrellus kuhlii Natterer 1819 [Kuhl's pipistrelle]
Pipistrellus nathusii Keyserling and Blasius 1839
Pipistrellus savii Bonaparte 1837
Pipistrellus subflavus Cuvier 1832 [eastern pipistrelle bat]
Pipistrellus tenuis Temminck 1840 [least pipistrelle]
Invalid names: Vesperugo Cope 1873 [synonym]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: volanto
Diet: omnivoref
Reproduction: viviparouso
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:10
Modified: 2005-06-08 12:11:10
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Simmons et al. 2008, Carroll 1988

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Turolian to the top of the Holocene or 8.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 7.246 Ma

Collections (34 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246China (Yunnan) Pipistrellus sp. (11798)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333China (Yunnan) Pipistrellus sp. (44219 44223 44224)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806USA (Florida) Pipistrellus subflavus (20384)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Spain (Mallorca) Pipistrellus sp. (214536)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Greece (Chalkidiki) Pipistrellus sp. (183123)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Pipistrellus subflavus (123875 124319 125941)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0USA (West Virginia) Pipistrellus subflavus (79662)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (West Virginia) Pipistrellus subflavus (20554 20555)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Maryland) Pipistrellus sp. (20302)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) Pipistrellus subflavus (20289)
Middle Pleistocene0.774 - 0.129Austria (Niederoesterreich) Pipistrellus sp., Pipistrellus savii (50258)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Georgia) Pipistrellus subflavus (13066)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Oklahoma) Pipistrellus subflavus (93183)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Pipistrellus subflavus (20595)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Virginia) Pipistrellus subflavus (82258 103991 104697 124089)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Alabama) Pipistrellus sp. (84195)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Pipistrellus subflavus (154805)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Pipistrellus subflavus (93332 124199)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.129 - 0.0117China (Hubei) Pipistrellus coromandra (92787)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0USA (Missouri) Pipistrellus sp. (63565 63568)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0USA (Virginia) Pipistrellus sp. (104035)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0South Africa (N. Transraal) Pipistrellus kuhli (21693)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Bermuda Pipistrellus subflavus (94307)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Texas) Pipistrellus hesperus (74474)