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Rousettus leschenaultii  (Desmarest, 1820)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945995

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rousettus leschenaulti (Desmarest, 1820)
    Pteropus leschenaultii Desmarest, 1820
  Common Name(s): Leschenault's Rousette [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SuborderYinpterochiroptera Springer, Teeling, Madsen, Stanhope and Jong, 2001  
                                     FamilyPteropodidae Gray, 1821 – flying foxes, Old World fruit bats, megabats, non-echolocating bats  
                                        SubfamilyRousettinae Andersen, 1912  
                                           TribeRousettini Andersen, 1912  
                                              GenusRousettus Gray, 1821  
                                                 SpeciesRousettus leschenaultii (Desmarest, 1820) – Leschenault's Rousette  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus leschenaultii leschenaultii (Desmarest, 1820)  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus leschenaultii seminudus (Kelaart, 1850)  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus leschenaultii shortridgei Thomas and Wroughton, 1909  

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  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: Rousettus leschenaultii, Leschenault's Rousette [English]   
  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. Vol. 9: Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Reference for: Rousettus leschenaultii, Leschenault's Rousette [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) - Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Rousettus. Includes seminudus; see Sinha (1970). See Peterson et al. (1995) for a discussion of shortridgei. Kock et al. (2000b) treated shortridgei as a distinct species without comment. Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997) and Kock et al. (2000b). This name is sometimes spelled leschenaulti (e.g., Koopman, 1993, 1994), but I prefer the original spelling  



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