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Species profile—Vespadelus pumilus (eastern forest bat)


Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Vespertilionidae (Vespertilionid Bats) → Vespadelus pumilus (eastern forest bat)

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Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
Vespertilionidae (Vespertilionid Bats)
Scientific name
Vespadelus pumilus (Gray, 1841)
Common name
eastern forest bat
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1841) Contributions towards the geographical distribution of the Mammalia of Australia, with notes on some recently discovered species, in a letter addressed to the Author. Appendix C pp. 397-414 in Grey, G. Journals of two expeditions of discovery in North-west and Western Australia, during the years 1837, 38, and 39, under the authority of Her Majesty's Government. Volume 2 London: T. and W. Boone.
WildNet taxon ID
Eptesicus pumilus pumilus
Eptesicus sagittula
Alternate name(s)
little cave bat
the pumilus
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Pest status

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This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.

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

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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