Neoromicia tenuipinnis (Peters, 1872)

Mongombe, Aaron Manga, Fils, Eric Moise Bakwo & Tamesse, Joseph Lebel, 2020, Annotated checklist of bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of Mount Cameroon, southwestern Cameroon, Zoosystema 42 (24), pp. 483-514 : 508

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2020v42a24

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4369E104-E14C-4436-9B57-6C38A6AEBE65

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4338087

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/039A87C3-D55B-395E-1CFF-FF74FE1D4400

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Felipe

scientific name

Neoromicia tenuipinnis (Peters, 1872)
status

 

Neoromicia tenuipinnis (Peters, 1872)

( Table 3 View TABLE )

Vesperus tenuipinnis Peters, 1872: 263.

COMMON NAMES. — English White-winged Bat. French: Pipistrelle à ailes blanches.

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — 13 specimens (including original data).

Mount Cameroon area • 3 ♀♀, 2 ♂♂; Mubenge - Isongo; 4°05’00”N, 9°00’00”E; 0 m; Martin Eisentraut leg.; SMNS 3458, 3459, 5602, ZMB 9304, 93807 2♂♂; Debunscha; 4°06’00”N, 8°59’00”E; 36 m; Martin Eisentraut leg.; SMNS 5603, 5604 .

Other localities of Cameroon • 1 specimen; Douala; 4°04’00”N, 9°43’00”E; 0 m; SMNS 2362b GoogleMaps 1 ♀; Bitye; 3°01’00”N, 12°22’00”E; 616 m; 13.XII.2014; Rosenberg W.F.H leg.; ZFMK 1979.0647.

ORIGINAL DATA. — 4 individuals (3 females and 1 male) ( Table 1 View TABLE ) of the white-winged serotine were captured over a slow flowing stream near a cultivated farm at an altitude of 470 m a.s.l. The species was originally documented in the Mount Cameroon area as Eptesicus tenuipinnis (Peters, 1872) ( Eisentraut 1963).

HABITATS AND DISTRIBUTION. —- The species is widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa from West Africa through Central Africa and parts of East Africa ( Monadjem & Fahr 2017). Although principally associated with lowland rainforest ( Monadjem et al. 2010), it has also been recorded in forest, moist savannah, tropical dry forest and mangrove forest where small groups roost in roofs, eaves of houses, small crevices in houses and hollow trees ( Happold 1987; Monadjem et al. 2010). Happold (1987) noted that this species may fly into houses to hunt insects around light.

Genus Parahypsugo Hutterer, Decher,

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Chiroptera

Family

Vespertilionidae

Loc

Neoromicia tenuipinnis (Peters, 1872)

Mongombe, Aaron Manga, Fils, Eric Moise Bakwo & Tamesse, Joseph Lebel 2020
2020
Loc

Vesperus tenuipinnis

Peters 1872: 263
1872