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Vespertilio nanus  Peters, 1852
Taxonomic Serial No.: 947002

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Afronycteris nanus (Peters, 1852)
 
       
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  Current Standing: invalid - original name/combination   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dobson, George Edward  
  Publication Date: 1878   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chiroptera in the Collection of the British Museum   
  Page(s): 567   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis   
  Publication Place: London, England   
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  Notes: DOI: 10.1515/MAMM.2009.011   
  Reference for: Vespertilio nanus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: OPINION 2021 (Casee 3240): Vespertilio nanus Peters, 1852 (currently Pipistrellus nanus; Mammalia, Chiroptera): specific name given precedence over Vespertilio pipistrellus afvicanus Ruppell, 1842   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 62, part 2   
  Page(s): 120-121   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Notes: Available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44266115   
  Reference for: Vespertilio nanus   
       

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  Comment: Opinion 2021 (2005:120-121) ruled, in part, that 'nanus Peters, 1852, as published in the binomen Vespertilio nanus, [...] is to be given precedence over the name africanus Ruppell, 1842, as published in the trinomen Vespertilio pipistrellus africanus, whenever the two are considered to be synonyms.' This is why the full species uses the junior epithet over the senior one  
 

 

   

 
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