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Tadarida leptognatha Rachl 1983 (free-tailed bat)

Mammalia - Molossidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92101

Tadarida leptognatha

Full reference: R. Rachl. 1983. Die Chiroptera (Mammalia) aus den mittelmiozänen Kalken des Nordlinger Rieses (Suddeutschland). Thesis Doct, Ludwig-Maximilians. Universität München. 1-284

Belongs to Tadarida according to R. Rachl 1983

Sister taxa: Tadarida aurispinosa, Tadarida brasiliensis, Tadarida constantinei, Tadarida engesseri, Tadarida laticaudata, Tadarida rusingae, Tadarida teniotis

Type specimen: BSP 1966 XXXIV 746, a mandible (Mand. sin.). Its type locality is Goldberg, close to Nördlingen, which is in a MN 6 fluvial-lacustrine limestone in Germany.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore