The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Synemporion keana Ziegler, Howarth & Simmons, 2016:7

Hawaii lesser bat, Lava-tube bat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Hawai'i, Maui and Moloka'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: BPBM 159269

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Ziegler, Alan C., Howarth, Francis G. and Simmons, Nancy B. (2016). A second endemic land mammal for the Hawaiian Islands: a new genus and species of fossil bat (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). American Museum Novitates 3854: 1-52.

 

Other references:

Ziegler, Alan C. (2002). Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution. University of Hawaii Press.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/11411/synemporion-keana-lava-tube-bat

 

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