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Tachypteron Storch et al. 2002 (sac-winged bat)

Mammalia - Emballonuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110058

Full reference: G. Storch, B. Sigé, and J. Habersetzer. 2002. Tachypteron franzeni n. gen., n. sp., earliest emballonurid bat from the Middle Eocene of Messel (Mammalia, Chiroptera). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 76(2):189-199

Parent taxon: Emballonuridae according to G. Storch et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Balantiopteryx, Dhofarella, Diclidurus, Eppsinycteris, Pseudovespertiliavus, Rhynchonycteris, Saccolaimus, Taphozous, Vespertiliavus

Subtaxa: Tachypteron franzeni

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Type: Tachypteron franzeni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore