Chiroptera (Bats)

 

Suborder: Yangochiroptera (Vespertilioniformes)

Family: Emballonuridae (Sac-winged bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Balantiopteryx infusca Thomas, 1897 Brown sac-wing bat, Ecuadorian sac-winged bat (rediscovered) Esmeraldas, Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Coleura seychellensis silhouettae Thomas, 1915 - (rediscovered) Silhouette island, Seychelles Rediscovered Access
Emballonura semicaudata rotensis Yamashina, 1943 - ? Mariana Islands Invalid (synonym) Access

 

Family: Furipteridae (Smoky bats)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Molossidae (Free-tailed bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Otomops formosus Chasen, 1939 Java giant mastiff bat, Javan mastiff bat (rediscovered) Java, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Tadarida constantinei Lawrence, 1960 Constantine's free-tailed bat Late Pleistocene New Mexico, USA Extinct Access
Tadarida gallagheri Harrison, 1975 Gallagher's free-tailed bat 14 November 1974 or later Democratic Republic of Congo Extinct Access
Tomopeas ravus Miller, 1900 Blunt-eared bat, Peruvian crevice-dwelling bat (rediscovered) Peru Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Mormoopidae (Ghost-faced bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Mormoops magna Silva-Taboada, 1974 Giant ghost-faced bat Holocene? Cuba and Dominican Republic, Hispaniola Extinct Access
Pteronotus pristinus Silva-Taboada, 1974 Pristine moustached bat Holocene? Cuba Extinct Access
Pteronotus trevorjacksoni Van den Hoek Ostende, Van Oijen & Donovan, 2018 - Late Pleistocene Jamaica Extinct Access
Pteronotus sp. nov. 'Hispaniola' - - Late Quaternary Hispaniola Extinct Access

 

Family: Mystacinidae (New Zealand short-tailed bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Mystacina robusta Dwyer, 1962 New Zealand greater short-tailed bat, Greater short-tailed bat April 1965 North Island, South Island, Big South Cape Island (and others), New Zealand Extinct Access

 

Family: Myzopodidae (Sucker-footed bats)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Natalidae (Funnel-eared bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Natalus jamaicensis Goodwin, 1959 Jamaican greater funnel-eared bat (rediscovered) Jamaica Rediscovered Access
Natalus primus Anthony, 1919 Cuban greater funnel-eared bat, Cuban yellow bat (rediscovered) Isle of Pines, Cuba Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Noctilionidae (Bulldog bats)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Nycteridae (Hollow-faced bats)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Phyllostomidae (Leaf-nosed bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Artibeus anthonyi Woloszyn & Silva Taboda, 1977 Anthony's leaf-nosed bat Quaternary Cuba Extinct Access
Cubanycteris silvai Mancina & Garcia-Rivera, 2005 - Quaternary Cuba Extinct Access
Desmodus draculae Morgan, Linares & Ray, 1988 Giant vampire bat Holocene? Central and South America Extinct Access
Desmodus puntajudensis Woloszyn & Mayo, 1974 Cuban vampire bat Holocene? Cuba Extinct Access
Desmodus stocki Jones, 1958 Stock's vampire bat c.1000 BC USA Extinct Access
Ectophylla alba H. Allen, 1892 Honduran white bat, White bat (rediscovered) Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua & Panama Rediscovered Access
Macrotus waterhousii waterhousii Gray, 1843 Waterhouse's leaf-nosed bat ? Anguilla & Puerto Rico Extinct Access
Mimon koepckeae Gardner & Patton, 1972 Koepcke's hairy-nosed bat (rediscovered) Huanhuachayo, Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru Rediscovered Access
Monophyllus plethodon frater Anthony, 1917 Puerto Rican long-nosed bat Holocene? Puerto Rico Extinct Access
Phyllonycteris aphylla Miller, 1898 Jamaican flower bat, Jamaican long-tongued bat (rediscovered) Jamaica Rediscovered Access
Phyllonycteris major Anthony, 1917 Puerto Rican flower bat, Puerto Rican long-tongued bat Holocene? Antingua, Lesser Antilles & Puerto Rico Extinct Access
Phyllonycteris obtusa Miller, 1929 Haitian long-tongued bat, Hispaniola flower bat (rediscovered) Haiti, Hispaniola Rediscovered Access
Phyllops falcatus haitiensis Allen, 1908 Hispaniolan fig-eating bat 3 August 1976 Hispaniola Extant? Access
Phyllops silvai Suárez & Diaz-Franco, 2003 Silva's fig-eating bat 20,050 to 21,474 yBP Cuba Extinct Access
Phyllops vetus Anthony, 1917 Cuban fig-eating bat, Lesser falcate-winged bat Holocene? Cuba and Isle of Pines Extinct Access
Stenoderma rufum anthonyi Choate & Birney, 1968 Anthony's red fruit bat, Anthony's red fig-eating bat Holocene? Puerto Rico Extinct Access
Stenoderma rufum rufum Desmarest, 1820 Red fig-eating bat, Desmarest's red fruit bat (rediscovered) St. John & St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Rediscovered Access
Sturnira thomasi vulcanensis Genoways, 1998 - (rediscovered) Montserrat, Lesser Antilles Rediscovered Access
Tonatia saurophila saurophila Koopman & Williams, 1951 Stripe-headed round-eared bat Late Pleistocene or Holocene Jamaica Extinct Access

 

Family: Thyropteridae (Disk-winged bats)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Vespertilionidae (Vesper bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Corynorhinus tetralophodon Handley, 1955 - Late Pleistocene? Mexico Extinct Access
Glischropus javanus Chasen, 1939 Javan thick-thumbed bat (rediscovered) Java, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Harpiola grisea (Peters, 1872) Peter's tube-nosed bat (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access
Kerivoula africana Dobson, 1878 Tanzanian woolly bat (rediscovered) Tanzania Rediscovered Access
Kerivoula oreias Temminck, 1840 Singapore whiskered bat, Singaporese whiskered myotis 1840 or before "Singapore" Unresolved Access
Murina tenebrosa Yoshiyuki, 1970 Gloomy tube-nosed bat, Tsushima tube-nosed bat 1962 Tsushima Island (& Yaku[sima] Island?), Japan Extinct Access
Myotis australis Dobson, 1878 Small-footed myotis, Australian myotis, Small-footed bat 1878 or before "New South Wales", Australia Doubtfully valid Access
Myotis bechsteini intermedius Rybář, 1976 - Holocene Slovakia? Extinct Access
Myotis bucharensis Kuzyakin, 1950 Bocharic myotis, Bocharic bat, Bokhara whiskered bat 1950's or later Afghanistan, Tajikstan & Uzbekistan Missing Access
Myotis diminutus Moratelli & Wilson, 2011 - 1979 Ecuador Missing Access
Myotis evotis milleri Elliot, 1903 Miller's myotis ? Baja California, Mexico Invalid (synonym) Access
Myotis hajastanicus Argyropula, 1939 Armenian whiskered bat, Hajastan myotis (rediscovered) Sevan Lake basin, Armenia Rediscovered Access
Myotis planiceps Baker, 1955 Flat-headed myotis, Mexican flat-headed bat (rediscovered) Mexico Rediscovered Access
Myotis rectidentis Choate & Hall, 1967 Straight-toothed myotis c.11,900 BC New Mexico & Texas, USA Extinct Access
Niumbaha superba Hayman, 1939 Pied butterfly bat, Superb butterfly bat, Pied bat, Badger bat (rediscovered) Africa Rediscovered Access
Nycticeius influatus Thomas, 1924 Hughenden broad-nosed bat, Wilkin's broad-nosed bat 1923 or later central Queensland, Australia Extinct Access
Nyctophilus howensis McKean, 1975 Lord Howe long-eared bat pre-1972 Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Pharotis imogene Thomas, 1914 New Guinea big-eared bat, Thomas's big-eared bat (rediscovered) New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Phoniscus papuensis (Dobson, 1878) Golden-tipped bat, Eastern forest bat (rediscovered) Australia, Indonesia & Papua New Guinea Local rediscovery? Access
Pipistrellus cinnmomeus Miller, 1902 - (rediscovered) Mexico Rediscovered Access
Pipistrellus murrayi Andrews, 1900 Christmas Island pipistrelle 27 August 2009 Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australia (politically) Extinct Access
Pipistrellus sturdeei Thomas, 1915 Sturdee’s pipistrelle, Bonin pipistrelle, Ogasawara oil bat 1915 or before "Hahajima Island" [Ogasawara (=Bonin) Islands, Japan] Unresolved Access
Scotophilus borbonicus Geoffroy, 1803 Lesser yellow bat, Pale house bat, Réunion house bat, Upland bat 1800's (1868 or later) Madagascar & Réunion, Mascarene Islands Unresolved Access
Synemporion keana Ziegler, Howarth and Simmons, 2016 Hawaii lesser bat, Lava-tube bat Late Pleistocene Hawai'i, Maui and Moloka'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access

 

Family: incertae sedis

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Boryptera alba Brial, 2001 Bory's white bat pre-1805 Réunion, Mascarene Islands Hypothetical Access

 

 

Suborder: Yinpterochiroptera (Pteropodiformes)

Family: Craseonycteridae (Kitti's hog-nosed bat)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Hipposideridae (Old World leaf-nosed bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hipposideros besaoka Samonds, 2007 Big chin(ned) bat Late Pleistocene Madagascar (northwestern) Extinct Access
Hipposideros coronatus (Peters, 1871) Large Mindanao leaf-nosed bat, Large Mindanao roundleaf bat (rediscovered) Philippines Rediscovered Access
Hipposideros hypophyllus Kock & Bhat, 1994 Kolar leaf-nosed bat, Leafletted leaf-nosed bat (rediscovered) Kolar District, Karnataka, India Rediscovered Access
Hipposideros marisae Aellen, 1954 Aellen's roundleaf bat (rediscovered) Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea & Liberia Rediscovered Access
Hipposideros ridleyi Robinson & Kloss, 1911 Ridley's leaf-nosed bat, Ridley's roundleaf bat, Singapore roundleaf horseshoe bat (rediscovered) Borneo (Brunei Darussalam) Rediscovered Access
?Hipposideros sp. nov.(?) 'New Caledonia' - - Holocene New Caledonia Potentially distinct Access
Paracoelops megalotis Dorst, 1947 Vietnamese leaf-nosed bat, Funnel-eared leafnosed bat post-1945 central Vietnam Extinct Access
Triaenops goodmani Samonds, 2007 Goodman's triaenops bat, Goodman's leaf-nosed bat Late Pleistocene Madagascar (northwestern) Extinct Access

 

Family: Megadermatidae (false vampires)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Pteropodidae (megabats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Acerodon humilis Andersen, 1909 Talaud fruit bat, Talaud acerodon, Talaud flying fox, Talaud Islands flying fox (rediscovered) Salebabu & Karekaleng, Talaud Islands, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Acerodon jubatus lucifer Elliot, 1896 Panay giant fruit bat, Panay golden-crowned flying fox 16 April 1892 Panay, Philippines Validity disputed Access
Aproteles bulmerae Menzies, 1977 Bulmer's fruit bat (rediscovered) New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Dobsonia chapmani Rabor, 1952 Negros naked-backed fruit bat, Philippine Bare-backed fruit bat (rediscovered) Cebu & Negros, Philippines Rediscovered Access
Epomophorus pousarguesi Trouessart, 1904 - (rediscovered) Central African Republic Rediscovered Access
Latidens salimalii Thonglongya, 1972 Salim Ali's fruit bat (rediscovered) Kerala & Tamil Nadu, India Rediscovered Access
Neopteryx frosti Hayman, 1946 Small-toothed fruit bat (rediscovered) Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Nyctimene malaitensis Phillips, 1968 Malaita tube-nosed bat, Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat (rediscovered) Malaita & San Cristobal, Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access
Nyctimene sanctacrucis Troughton, 1931 Nendö tube-nosed bat, Nendo tube-nosed fruit bat 1907 Santa Cruz Islands (probably Nendö), Solomon Islands Extinct Access
Pteralopex anceps Andersen, 1909 Bougainville monkey-faced bat (rediscovered) Bougainville, Papua New Guinea & Choiseul, Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access
Pteralopex atrata Thomas, 1888 Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat, Cusp-toothed monkey-faced bat, Cusp-toothed fruit bat, Cusp-toothed flying fox (rediscovered) Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access
Pteralopex pulchra Flannery, 1991 Montane monkey-faced bat 17 May 1990 Mount Makarakomburu (southern slopes), Guadacanal, Solomon Islands Missing Access
Pteropus allenorum Helgen, Helgen & Wilson, 2009 Small Samoan flying fox 1856 Samoa Extinct Access
Pteropus argentatus (Gray, 1844) Ambon flying-fox, Ambon flying fox, Silvery fruit bat 1844 or before Ambon, Indonesia Invalid (synonym) Access
Pteropus aruensis Peters, 1867 Aru flying fox 1800's Aru Islands, Indonesia Unresolved Access
Pteropus brunneus Dobson, 1878 Dusky flying fox, Percy Island flying fox 1859 or 1874 Percy Islands, Queensland, Australia Validity disputed Access
Pteropus coxi Helgen, Helgen & Wilson, 2009 Large Samoan flying fox 1838-1841 Samoa Extinct Access
Pteropus gilliardorum Van Deusen, 1969 Gilliard's flying fox (rediscovered) Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Pteropus loochoensis Gray, 1870 Okinawa flying fox, Japanese flying fox, Greater loochoo fruit bat 1800's Okinawa (=Nansei-Shoto), Japan? Invalid (synonym) Access
Pteropus nitendiensis Sanborn, 1930 Temotu flying fox (rediscovered) Nendö and Tömotu Neo, southern Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access
Pteropus pilosus Andersen, 1908 Large Palau flying fox, Large Pelew flying fox, Belau fruit bat 1874 or before Palau Islands (=Pelew Islands = Belau), Caroline Islands, Micronesia Extinct Access
Pteropus subniger Kerr, 1792 Lesser Mascarene flying fox, Small Mauritian flying fox, Dark flying fox, Rougette 1862 Mauritius & Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Pteropus tokudae Tate, 1934 Guam fruit bat, Guam flying fox, Little Marianas fruit bat, Tokuda's fruit bat, Tokuda's flying fox, Fanihi (local Chamorro name) 1960's or 1970's Guam, Marianas Islands (=Marianne Islands) (southern), USA Extinct Access
Pteropus tuberculatus Peters, 1869 Vanikoro flying fox (rediscovered) Vanikoro (=Vanikolo), Santa Cruz Group, Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access

 

 


Family: Rhinolophidae (horseshoe bats)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Rhinolophus adami Aellen & Brosset, 1968 Adam's horseshoe bat 1968 or before Kouilou, Democratic Republic of Congo Missing Access
Rhinolophus cornutus miyakonis Kuroda, 1924 Miyako horseshoe bat, Little Japanese horseshoe bat 1971 Miyako-jima, Miyako Islands, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan Extinct Access
Rhinolophus maclaudi Pousargues, 1897 Maclaud's horseshoe bat (rediscovered) Guinea Rediscovered Access
Rhinolophus mitratus Blyth, 1844 Mitred horseshoe bat 1844 Bihar, India Extinct Access
Rhinolophus montanus Goodwin, 1979 Timorese horseshoe bat 1979 Timor-Leste Missing Access
Rhinolophus osgoodi Sanborn, 1939 Osgood's horseshoe bat (rediscovered) Yunnan Province, China Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Rhinopomatidae (mouse-tailed bats)

—No subordinate taxa