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A new species of Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from central Africa

Happold, Meredith

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A specimen of Myotis, collected by Jean-Paul Adam and later identified as Myotis megalopus, was compared with the holotype of megalopus and also with Myotis longipes from India and Afghanistan (which currently includes megalopus as a synonym). It was also compared with M bocagii (which is sympatric and similar in size), M daubentonii from Europe (which several authors reported as being very similar), and M scotti (another sub-Saharan African species of similar size). Based on cranial and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79870
Source: Acta Chiropterologica

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