Eptesicus

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Eptesicus (Eptesicus) nilssoni

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Vespertilionoidea 
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Ordo: Chiroptera
Subordo: Microchiroptera
Superfamilia: Vespertilionoidea

Familia: Vespertilionidae
Subfamilia: Vespertilioninae
Tribus: Eptesicini
Genus: Eptesicus
Subgenera: E. (Eptesicus) – E. (Rhinopterus)

Name[edit]

Eptesicus Rafinesque, 1820

Type Species: Eptesicus melanops Rafinesque, 1820

Synonyms[edit]

  • Adelonycteris H. Allen, 1891
  • Amblyotis Kolenati, 1858
  • Cateorus Kolenati, 1856
  • Cnephaeus Kaup, 1829
  • Noctula Bonaparte, 1837
  • Nyctiptenus Fitzinger, 1870
  • Pachyomus Gray, 1866
  • Pareptesicus Bianchi, 1917
  • Rhyneptesicus Bianchi, 1917
  • Scabrifer G. M. Allen, 1908
  • Tuitatus Kishida and Mori, 1931

References[edit]

  • Artyushin, I.V.; Bannikova, A.A.; Lebedev, V.S.; Kruskop, S.V. 2009: Mitochondrial DNA relationships among North Palaearctic Eptesicus (Vespertilionidae, Chiroptera) and past hybridization between Common Serotine and Northern Bat. Zootaxa, 2262: 40-52. Abstract & excerpt
  • Rafinesque, 1820. Ann. Nature: 2.
  • Eptesicus in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) (2005). Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pipistrelles.
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