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Species profile—Mormopterus halli (Cape York free-tailed bat)


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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
Molossidae (freetail-bats)
Scientific name
Mormopterus halli Reardon, McKenzie & Adams, 2014
Common name
Cape York free-tailed bat
Type reference
Reardon, T.B., McKenzie, N.L., Cooper, S.J.B., Appleton, B., Carthew, S. & Adams, M. (2014). A molecular and morphological investigation of species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships in Australian free-tailed bats Mormopterus (Chiroptera : Molossidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 62(2), 109-136.
WildNet taxon ID
Mormopterus ridei
Mormopterus sp. 5
Alternate name(s)
little northern freetail-bat
little north-eastern freetail bat
little north-eastern mastiff bat
little scurrying bat
little northern scurrying bat
New Guinea scurrying 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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