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Scotophilus borbonicus  (E. Geoffroy, 1803)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632147

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Lesser Yellow Bat [English]
 
    Réunion House Bat [English]
 
    Bourbon Bat [English]
 
  Valid Name: Scotophilus trujilloi Brooks and Bickham, 2014
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - nomen dubium   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Scotophilus borbonicus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source:    
  Acquired:    
  Notes:    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Goodman, Steven M., Stephen Fratpietro, and Pablo Tortosa  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: Insight into the identity and origin of Scotophilus borbonicus (E. Geoffroy, 1803)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Acta Chiropterologica, vol. 22, no. 1   
  Page(s): 41-47   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1508-1109   
  Notes: doi: 10.3161/15081109ACC2020.22.1.004   
  Reference for: Scotophilus borbonicus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Simmons, Nancy B. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Chiroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 312-529   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Scotophilus borbonicus, Réunion House Bat [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, D. E., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. 9. Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scotophilus borbonicus, Lesser Yellow Bat [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Scotophilus borbonicus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Scotophilus borbonicus, Lesser Yellow Bat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Critically Endangered. May be extinct; see Cheke and Dahl (1981)  
    Comments: Hill (1980b) considered African viridis and damarensis, and possibly leucogaster, to be conspecific with borbonicus, and Koopman (1986) included viridis, damarensis, and nigritellus (but not leucogaster) in this species. However, in a comprehensive revision of the African forms C. B. Robbins et al. (1985) rejected any affinity of borbonicus sensu stricto with African mainland species. I therefore restrict usage of the name borbonicus to the Réunion Isl form, and follow C. B. Robbins et al. ...  
 

 

   

 
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