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Glauconycteris  Dobson, 1875
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945887

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Niumbaha Reeder, Helgen, Vodzak, Lunde and Ejotre, 2013
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
          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  
                                              TribeEptesicini Volleth and Heller, 1994 – serotines  
                                                 GenusGlauconycteris Dobson, 1875  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris alboguttata J. A. Allen, 1917 – White-spotted Butterfly Bat, Striped Butterfly Bat, Allen's striped bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris argentata (Dobson, 1875) – Silvered Bat, Common Butterfly Bat, Silvery Butterfly Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris atra Hassanin et al., 2018 – Blackish Butterfly Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris beatrix Thomas, 1901 – Beatrix Butterfly Bat, Beatrix's Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris curryae Eger and Schlitter, 2001 – Curry's Butterfly Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris egeria Thomas, 1913 – Bibundi Butterfly Bat, Bibundi bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris gleni Peterson and Smith, 1973 – Glen's Butterfly Bat, Glen's wattled bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris humeralis J. A. Allen, 1917 – Spotted Butterfly Bat, Allen's Spotted Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris kenyacola Peterson, 1982 – Kenyan Butterfly Bat, Kenyacola Butterfly Bat, Kenyan wattled bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris machadoi Hayman, 1963 – Machado's Butterfly Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris poensis (Gray, 1842) – Abo Butterfly Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris superba Hayman, 1939 – Pied Butterfly Bat, Badger Bat, Superb Butterfly Bat 
                                                    SpeciesGlauconycteris variegata (Tomes, 1861) – Leaf-winged Bat, Variegated Butterfly Bat 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hoofer, Steven R., Ronald A. Van Den Bussche, and Ivan Horácek   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Generic status of the American Pipistrelles (Vespertilionidae) with description of a new genus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 87, no. 5   
  Page(s): 981-992   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Glauconycteris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Reeder, DeeAnn M., Kristofer M. Helgen, Megan E. Vodzak, Darrin P. Lunde, and Imran Ejotre   
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new genus for a rare African vespertilionid bat: insights from South Sudan   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 285   
  Page(s): 89-115   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.285.4892; available online at   
  Reference for: Glauconycteris   
  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: Glauconycteris   
  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: Glauconycteris   

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