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Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Taxonomy
Vespertilio fuscus was named by Beauvois (1796). It is extant.

It was recombined as Eptesicus fuscus by Sherman (1952), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Rabon et al. (2000) and Czaplewski et al. (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Vespertilio fuscus grandis Brown
1952Eptesicus fuscus Sherman p. 88
1956Eptesicus grandis Handley, Jr. p. 254
1980Eptesicus fuscus Kurten and Anderson p. 122
2000Eptesicus fuscus Rabon et al. p. 59
2005Eptesicus fuscus Czaplewski et al. p. 776

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
orderChiropteraBlumenbach 1779
suborderMicrochiropteraDobson 1875
superfamilyVespertilionoidea
familyVespertilionidae
genusEptesicusRafinesque 1820
speciesfuscus(Beauvois 1796)

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available