Barbastella

Barbastella is a small genus of vespertilionid bats. There are five described species in this genus.

Barbastella
Mopsfledermaus-drawing
Western barbastelle (Barbastella barbastellus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Tribe: Plecotini
Genus: Barbastella
Gray, 1821
Species

4 recognized species, see article.

Species

Barbastella barbastellus – western barbastelle
Barbastella beijingensis – Beijing barbastelle[1]
Barbastella leucomelas – Asian barbastelle
Barbastella darjelingensis – Indian barbastelle
Barbastella maxima

References

  1. ^ Zhang, J. S.; Han, N. J.; Jones, G.; Lin, L. K.; Zhang, J. P.; Zhu, G. J.; Huang, D. W.; Zhang, S. Y. (December 2007). "A New Species of Barbastella (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from North China" (PDF). Journal of Mammalogy. 88 (6): 1393–1403. doi:10.1644/07-MAMM-A-114R2.1. JSTOR 25145034.

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Asian barbastelle

The Asian barbastelle (Barbastella leucomelas), also known as the levant barbastelle or eastern barbastelle, is a species of vesper bat. Its habitat is temperate forests and caves. It is threatened by habitat loss. It can be found in Egypt (Sinai), Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Eritrea.

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Beijing barbastelle

The Beijing barbastelle (Barbastella beijingensis), also known as the Beijing wide-eared bat, is a species of vesper bat endemic to Beijing Municipality, China. The species was discovered by Chinese zoology students in 2001 in caves of Fangshan District in southwestern Beijing and was identified as a distinct species by zoologists Zhang Shuyi, Gareth Jones, Zhang Jingshuo and Han Naijian in 2007.

Desert long-eared bat

The desert long-eared bat (Otonycteris hemprichii) is a species of vesper bat found in North Africa and the Middle East.

List of bats described in the 2000s

This page is a list of species of the order Chiroptera discovered in the 2000s. See also parent page Mammals described in the 2000s.

Vespertilioninae

The Vespertilioninae are a subfamily of vesper bats from the family Vespertilionidae.

Western barbastelle

The western barbastelle (Barbastella barbastellus), also known as the barbastelle or barbastelle bat, is a European bat. It has a short nose, small eyes and wide ears.

Species of subfamily Vespertilioninae
Aeorestes
Antrozous
Arielulus
Barbastella
Bauerus
Chalinolobus
Corynorhinus
Dasypterus
Eptesicus
Euderma
Eudiscopus
Falsistrellus
Glauconycteris
Glischropus
Hesperoptenus
Histiotus
Hypsugo
Ia
Idionycteris
Laephotis
Lasionycteris
Lasiurus
Mimetillus
Neoromicia
Niumbaha
Nyctalus
Nycticeinops
Nycticeius
Nyctophilus
Otonycteris
Parastrellus
Perimyotis
Pharotis
Philetor
Pipistrellus
Plecotus
Rhogeessa
Scoteanax
Scotoecus
Scotomanes
Scotophilus
Scotorepens
Scotozous
Tylonycteris
Vespadelus
Vespertilio

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