Taphozous Geoffroy 1818 (sac-winged bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Emballonuridae

Parent taxon: Emballonuridae according to P. Mein and L. Ginsburg 1997

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Balantiopteryx, Dhofarella, Diclidurus, Eppsinycteris, Pseudovespertiliavus, Rhynchonycteris, Saccolaimus, Tachypteron, Vespertiliavus

Subtaxa: Taphozous nudiventris

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ethiopia (1 collection), Mauritius (1), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Thailand (1), Uganda (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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