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Species profile—Mormopterus norfolkensis (east coast freetail bat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Molossidae (freetail-bats) → Mormopterus norfolkensis (east coast freetail bat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Molossidae (freetail-bats)
Scientific name
Mormopterus norfolkensis (Gray, 1839)
Common name
east coast freetail bat
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1839) Descriptions of some Mammalia discovered in Cuba by W.S.MacLeay, Esq. With some account of their habits, extracted from Mr.MacLeay's notes. Ann. Nat. Hist.4:1-7
WildNet taxon ID
1000
Synonym(s)
Tadarida norfolkensis
Nyctinomus norfolkensis
Micronomus norfolkensis
Molossus norfolkensis
Alternate name(s)
eastern little mastiff-bat
eastern freetail-bat
east-coast freetail bat
eastern micronomus
eastern wrinkle-lipped bat
Norfolk Island freetail-bat
Norfolk Island scurrying bat
Norfolk Island mastiff-bat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1000

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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