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Species profile—Taphozous georgianus (common sheathtail bat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Emballonuridae (sheathtail-bats) → Taphozous georgianus (common sheathtail bat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Emballonuridae (sheathtail-bats)
Scientific name
Taphozous georgianus Thomas, 1915
Common name
common sheathtail bat
Type reference
Thomas, O. (1915) Scientific results from the mammal survey. No. XI K.- Notes on Taphozous and Saccolaimus. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 24:57-63.
WildNet taxon ID
1011
Synonym(s)
Saccolaimus georgianus
Taphozous hilli
Alternate name(s)
sharp-nosed bat
unpouched freetail 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=1011

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

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