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Pipistrellus sturdeei Thomas, 1915:230

Ogasawara oil bat, Bonin pipistrelle, Sturdee’s pipistrelle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1915 or prior

IUCN status: Data Deficient

 


There is considerable doubt over the accuracy of the type locality given, from which of the collection of the holotype occured. As a result of this the species may still be extant.

 

Distribution

Hahajima Island, Bonin Islands, Japan?

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

This species is only known from a single specimen.

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Thomas, Oldfield. (1915). On bats of the genera Nyctalus, Tylonycteris, and Pipistrellus. The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology (8) 15(85): 230-231.

 

Other references:

Görföl, Tamás, Fukui, Dai and Csorba, Gábor. (2020). The taxonomic reassessment of a reportedly extinct bat, Pipistrellus sturdeei (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Zootaxa 4755(1): 163-170. [Abstract]

Maeda, K. (2008). Pipistrellus sturdeei. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 18 October 2011.

Yoshiyuki, M. (1989). A systematic study of the Japanese Chiroptera. National Science Museum, Tokyo. 242 pp.

https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%AA%E3%82%AC%E3%82%B5%E3%83%AF%E3%83%A9%E3%82%A2%E3%83%96%E3%83%A9%E3%82%B3%E3%82%A6%E3%83%A2%E3%83%AA

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/6511/pipistrellus-sturdeei-sturdees-pipistrelle

 

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