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Species profile—Miniopterus schreibersii oceanensis (eastern bent-wing bat)


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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
Miniopteridae (bent-winged bats)
Scientific name
Miniopterus schreibersii oceanensis Maeda, 1982
Common name
eastern bent-wing bat
Type reference
Maeda, K. 1982. Studies on the classification of Miniopterus in Eurasia, Australia and Melanesia. Honyurui Kagaku suppl. 1: 1–176. [23].
WildNet taxon ID
Miniopterus schreibersii
Miniopterus oceanensis
Miniopterus orianae oceanensis
Miniopterus blepotis
Alternate name(s)
common bentwing-bat
bent-winged bat
eastern bent-winged bat
Schreibers` bat
Schreibers' long tailed bat
large bent-wing bat
large bentwing bat
common bent-wing bat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Pest status

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

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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