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Chaerephon shortridgei  Thomas, 1926
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946090

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Shortridge's Free-tailed Bat [English]
 
  Valid Name: Chaerephon chapini J. A. Allen, 1917
 
       
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  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Allen, Glover M.  
  Publication Date: 1939   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Checklist of African Mammals   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, vol. 83   
  Page(s): 1-763   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0027-4100   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2781969   
  Reference for: Chaerephon shortridgei   
       
  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: Chaerephon shortridgei, Shortridge's Free-tailed Bat [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, D. E., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2019   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 9: Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 - not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001)  
    Comments: plicatus species group. Often considered a subspecies of chapini, but see Peterson et al. (1995), who treated these taxa as distinct species based on significant size differences and the large geographic gap apparently separating the southern populations (shortridgei) from northern populations (chapini). Fenton and Eger (2002) included shortridgei in chapini with no comment. Based on my own limited observations, I prefer to treat chapini and shortridgei as distinct species pending additiona...  
 

 

   

 
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