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Lasiurus  Gray, 1831
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180015

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Lasiurus (Lasiurus) Gray, 1831
  Common Name(s): hairy-tailed bats [English]
    red bats [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                              TribeLasiurini Tate, 1942 – hairy-tailed bats  
                                                 GenusLasiurus Gray, 1831 – hairy-tailed bats, red bats  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Lasiurus arequipae Málaga, Díaz, Arias and Medina, 2020  
                                                    Species Lasiurus atratus Handley, 1996 – Greater Red Bat, Handley's Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus blossevillii (Lesson and Garnot, 1826) – Murciélago-cola peluda de Blossevilli, Red Bat, Western Red Bat, Southern Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus borealis (Müller, 1776) – red bat, chauve-souris rousse, Murciélago-cola peluda rojizo, Eastern Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus castaneus Handley, 1960 – Tacarcuna bat, Tacarcunan Bat, Red-faced Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus degelidus Miller, 1931 – Jamaican Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus ebenus Fazzolari-Corrêa, 1994 – Blackish Red Bat, Hairy-tailed Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus frantzii (Peters, 1871) – Desert Red Bat, Western Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus minor Miller, 1931 – little red bat, Minor Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus pfeifferi (Gundlach, 1861) – Pfeiffer's Red Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus seminolus (Rhoads, 1895) – Seminole Bat 
                                                    Species Lasiurus varius (Poeppig, 1835) – Cinnamon Red Bat, Chilean Red Bat 

  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Lasiurus    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Lasiurus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lasiurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Amador, Lucila I., R. Leticia Moyers Arévalo, Francisca C. Almeida, Santiago A. Catalano, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Bat Systematics in the Light of Unconstrained Analyses of a Comprehensive Molecular Supermatrix   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 25, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-34   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1573-7055   
  Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10914-016-9363-8   
  Reference for: Lasiurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baird, Amy B., Janet K. Braun, Mark D. Engstrom, Ashlyn C. Holbert, Maritza G. Huerta, Burton K. Lim  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nuclear and mtDNA phylogenetic analyses clarify the evolutionary history of two species of native Hawaiian bats and the taxonomy of Lasiurini (Mammalia: Chiroptera)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: PLoS ONE, vol. 12, no. 10   
  Page(s): e0186085   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1932-6203   
  Notes: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186085   
  Reference for: Lasiurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baird, Amy B., Janet K. Braun, Michael A. Mares, Juan Carlos Morales, John C. Patton, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular systematic revision of tree bats (Lasiurini): doubling the native mammals of the Hawaiian Islands   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 96, no. 6   
  Page(s): 1255-1274   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv135   
  Reference for: Lasiurus, red bats [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Lasiurus   
  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: Lasiurus   
  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   
  Reference for: Lasiurus   
  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: Lasiurus   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Treated under the name Nycteris by Hall (1981). In Opinion 111 of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1929b), Lasiurus was adopted rather than Nycteris. Atalapha was used for this genus until the early 20th century, when application of the name to bats now included in Lasiurus was shown to date from Peters, not Rafinesque (Hall and Jones, 1961). Includes Dasypterus; see Hall and Jones (1961). Two subgenera are recognized, Lasiurus and Dasypterus. Keys to the genus were ...  



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