Pipistrellus rueppellii (J. Fischer, 1829)

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species Nomenclatural_Code
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Pipistrellus rueppellii ICZN

Name Authority: Mammal Species of the World

Remarks: subgenus Pipistrellus. Wilson and Reeder note: "Different authors have misspelled this name in a variety of ways, dropping the first 'e', second 'p', second 'l', or second 'i'. The original, correct spelling is "rueppellii". This taxon is not to be confused with Scoteanax rueppellii (=Scoteinus rueppellii in MCZ) aka Rüppell's Broad-nosed Bat, which is a separate species with the same specific epithet.

Common Name(s):

  • Rüppell's Pipistrelle

Related Publications:

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