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Afronycteris nanus  (Peters, 1852)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1157441

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pipistrellus nanus (Peters, 1852)
 
    Neoromicia nanus (Peters, 1852)
 
    Vespertilio nanus Peters, 1852
 
    Neoromicia nana (Peters, 1852)
 
  Common Name(s): Banana Pipistrelle [English]
 
    Banana Serotine [English]
 
    Banana Bat [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyVespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyVespertilionidae Gray, 1821 – vesper bats, vespertilionid bats, evening bats  
                                           SubfamilyVespertilioninae Gray, 1821  
                                              TribeVespertilionini Gray, 1821  
                                                 GenusAfronycteris Monadjem, Patterson and Demos, 2020  
                                                    SpeciesAfronycteris nanus (Peters, 1852) – Banana Pipistrelle, Banana Serotine, Banana Bat  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       SubspeciesAfronycteris nanus africanus (Rüppell, 1842)  
                                                       SubspeciesAfronycteris nanus culex (Thomas, 1911)  
                                                       SubspeciesAfronycteris nanus fouriei (Thomas, 1926)  
                                                       SubspeciesAfronycteris nanus meesteri (Kock, 2001)  
                                                       SubspeciesAfronycteris nanus minusculus (Miller, 1900)  
                                                       SubspeciesAfronycteris nanus nanus (Peters, 1852)  
                                                       SubspeciesAfronycteris nanus stampflii (Jentink, 1888)  
       

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  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: Afronycteris nanus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Monadjem, Ara, Terrence C. Demos, Desire L. Dalton, Paul W. Webala, Simon Musila, et al.   
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: A revision of pipistrelle-like bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in East Africa with the description of new genera and species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 191, no. 4   
  Page(s): 1114-1146   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1096-3642   
  Notes: Published online 10 September 2020, later included in the April 2021 issue of the journal. doi: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa087   
  Reference for: Afronycteris nanus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  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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