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Barbastella Gray 1821 (vesper bat)

Osteichthyes - Vespertilionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40667

Alternative spelling: Barbastellus

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Vespertilionidae according to M.C. McKenna and S.K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Ancenycteris, Chadronycteris, Chamtwaria, Corynorhinus, Eptesicus, Ia, Karstala, Khonsunycteris, Lasionycteris, Lasiurus, Miniopterus, Miomyotis, Miostrellus, Murina, Myotis, Noctilioninia, Nyctalus, Nycticeius, Nyctophylinae, Oligomyotis, Paleptesicus, Phyllostomina, Pipistrellus, Plionycteris, Potamonycteris, Pteropina, Rhinolophina, Rhogeessa, Scotomanes, Scotophilus, Shanwangia, Simonycteris, Stehlinia, Suaptenos, Tylonycteris, Vespertilio, Vespertilionae, Vespertilionina

Subtaxa: Barbastella barbastella, Barbastella leucomelas

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore