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Taxon: Family Vespertilionidae Gray, 1821 - vespertilionid bats (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Chiroptera

Current position

Vespertilionoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gill, 1872 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 316.

Alternative positions

Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: N.B. Simmons, 2005: 451.
Microchiroptera (Suborder) Dobson, 1875 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 70.

Subsequent positions

Vespertilionoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gill, 1872

Original entries

Kerivoulinae (Subfamily) Miller, 1907
Miniopterinae (Subfamily) Dobson, 1875
Murininae (Subfamily) Miller, 1907
Plionycteris (Genus) Lindsay & Jacobs, 1985
Potamonycteris (Genus) Czaplewski, 1991
Shanwangia (Genus) Yang, 1977
Vespertilioninae (Subfamily) Gray, 1821

Historical positions

Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: N.B. Simmons, 2005: 451.
Vespertilionoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gill, 1872 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 316.
Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Chiroptera (Order) Blumenbach, 1779 Ref: K.F. Koopman, 1993: 196; 5.
Microchiroptera (Suborder) Dobson, 1875 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 70.
Vespertilionoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gill, 1872 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 631.
Vespertilionoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gill, 1872 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1029-1030; 1026.
Vespertilionoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gill, 1872 Ref: I. Eibl-Eibesfeldt et al., 1974: 578.

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 48g;415s;444ss; ‡3s; †13g;6s;1ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 1 Oct 2014 [48g;415s;444ss; †13g]
2005 N.B. Simmons: 529 [48g;404s;444ss; ‡3s; †1ss]
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [35g; †13g]
1993 K.F. Koopman 35g;318[317]s; ‡[1s]
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [44g];~350[348]s
1982 A.F. DeBlase 6sf;34g;283s
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Last updated: 28 Feb 2021