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Species profile—Mormopterus eleryi (bristle-faced free-tailed bat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Molossidae (freetail-bats) → Mormopterus eleryi (bristle-faced free-tailed bat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Molossidae (freetail-bats)
Scientific name
Mormopterus eleryi Reardon & McKenzie, 2008
Common name
bristle-faced free-tailed bat
Type reference
Reardon, T., Adams, M., Mckenzie, N. & Jenkins, P. (2008). A new species of Australian freetail bat Mormopterus eleryi sp. nov. (Chiroptera: Molossidae) and a taxonomic reappraisal of M. norfolkensis (Gray). Zootaxa 1875: 1-31.
WildNet taxon ID
22062
Synonym(s)
Mormopterus sp. 6
Alternate name(s)
hairy nosed freetail bat
hairy rostrum freetail bat
hairy-lipped freetail bat
hairy rostrum 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=22062

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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