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Otomops formosus Chasen, 1939

Java giant mastiff bat, Javan mastiff bat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1939

Rediscovered in 1990

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Java, Indonesia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Boeadi, B. 1990. On two new specimens of the insectivorous bat species Otomops formosus Chasen, 1939. Mammalia 54: 489.

Hutson, A.M., Schlitter, D., Walston, J., Kingston, T. & Senawi, J. 2016. Otomops formosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T15645A22112831. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T15645A22112831.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

Kitchener, D. J., How, R. A. and Maryanto, I. 1992. A new species of Otomops (Chiroptera: Molossidae) from Alor I., Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 15(4): 729-738.

Pacifici, M., Santini, L., Di Marco, M., Baisero, D., Francucci, L., Grottolo Marasini, G., Visconti, P. and Rondinini, C. 2013. Generation length for mammals. Nature Conservation 5: 87–94.

Simmons, N.B. 2005. Order Chiroptera. In: D.E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 312-529. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Walston, J. and Bates, P. J. J. 2001. The discovery of Wroughton's free-tailed bat Otomops wroughtoni (Chiroptera: Molossidae) in Cambodia. Acta Chiropterologica 3(2): 249-252.

 

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