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Species profile—Mormopterus ridei (eastern free-tailed bat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Molossidae (freetail-bats) → Mormopterus ridei (eastern free-tailed bat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Molossidae (freetail-bats)
Scientific name
Mormopterus ridei (Felten, 1964)
Common name
eastern free-tailed bat
Type reference
Felten, H. (1964). Zur Taxonomie indo-australischer Fledermäuse der Gattung Tadarida (Mammalia, Chiroptera). Senckenbergiana Biologica 45, 1-13.
WildNet taxon ID
22061
Synonym(s)
Mormopterus loriae ridei
Mormopterus sp. 2
Mormopterus species 1.
Tadarida loriae ridei
Mormopterus planiceps ridei
Alternate name(s)
eastern freetail-bat
eastern freetail bat
east coast 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=22061

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

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