Fine Art

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Chiroptera
Subordo: Microchiroptera
Superfamilia: Vespertilionoidea

Familia: Vespertilionidae
Subfamilia: Vespertilioninae
Tribus: Vespertilionini
Genus: Neoromicia
Species (15): N. brunnea – N. capensis – N. guineensis – N. helios – N. isabella – N. malagasyensis – N. matroka – N. nana – N. rendalli – N. robertsi – N. roseveari – N. somalica – N. stanleyi – N. tenuipinnis – N. zuluensis

Neoromicia Roberts, 1926: 245

Type Species: Eptesicus zuluensis Roberts, 1924, by original designation.
Primary references

Roberts, A. 1926. Some new S. African mammals and some changes in nomenclature. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 11: 245–263.

Additional references

Goodman, S.M. & Ranivo, J. 2004. The taxonomic status of Neoromicia somalicus malagasyensis. Mammalian Biology 69(6): 434–438. DOI: 10.1078/1616-5047-00166 Reference page.
Bates, P.J.J., Ratrimomanarivo, F., Harrison, D.L. & Goodman, S.M. 2006. A review of pipistrelles and serotines (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Madagascar, including the description of a new species of Pipistrellus. Acta Chiropterologica 8(2): 299–324. DOI: 10.3161/1733-5329(2006)8[299:ADOANS]2.0.CO;2 Reference page.
Thorn, E., Kock, D. & Cuisin, J. 2007. Status of the African bats Vesperugo grandidieri Dobson 1876 and Vesperugo flavescens Seabra 1900 (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), with description of a new subgenus. Mammalia 71(1/2): 70–79. DOI: 10.1515/MAMM.2007.013 Reference page.
Riccucci, M. & Lanza, B. 2008. Neoromicia Roberts, 1926 (Mammalia Vespertilionidae): correction of gender and etymology. Hystrix - Italian Journal of Mammalogy 19(2): 175–177. DOI: 10.4404/hystrix-19.2-4427 Reference page.
Goodman, S.M., Taylor, P.J., Ratrimomanarivo, F. & Hoofer, S.R. 2012. The genus Neoromicia (Family Vespertilionidae) in Madagascar, with the description of a new species. Zootaxa 3250: 1–25. Preview. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3250.1.1 Paywall Reference page.
Monadjem, A., Richards, L.R., Taylor, P.J. & Stoffberg, S. 2013. High diversity of pipistrelloid bats (Vespertilionidae: Hypsugo, Neoromicia, and Pipistrellus) in a West African rainforest with the description of a new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 167(1): 191–207. DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00871.x Paywall Reference page.
Decher, J., Hoffmann, A., Schaer, J., Norris, R.W., Kadjos, B., Astrin, J., Monadjem, A. & Hutterer, R. 2015. Bat diversity in the Simandou Mountain Range of Guinea, with the description of a new white-winged vespertilionid. Acta Chiropterologica 17(2): 255–282. DOI: 10.3161/15081109ACC2015.17.2.003 Reference page.
Goodman, S.M., Kearney, T., Ratsimbazafy, M.M. & Hassanin, A. 2017. Description of A New Species of Neoromicia (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from southern Africa: A name for “N. cf. melckorum”. Zootaxa 4236(2): 351–374. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4236.2.10. Reference page.


Neoromicia in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.

Vernacular names
English: Serotine Bats

Neoromicia is a genus of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It contains the following species:

Anchieta's serotine (Neoromicia anchieta)
Kirindy serotine (Neoromicia bemainty)
Yellow serotine (Neoromicia flavescens)'
Tiny serotine (Neoromicia guineensis)
Melck's house bat (Neoromicia melckorum)'
Somali serotine (Neoromicia somalica)
Zulu serotine (Neoromicia zuluensis)

This genus formerly contained many more species, but most of these were reclassified into Afronycteris, Laephotis, or Pseudoromicia.[1][2]

Mammal Diversity Database (2021-08-10), Mammal Diversity Database, Zenodo, retrieved 2021-09-19
Monadjem, Ara; Demos, Terrence C; Dalton, Desire L; Webala, Paul W; Musila, Simon; Kerbis Peterhans, Julian C; Patterson, Bruce D (2020-09-10). "A revision of pipistrelle-like bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in East Africa with the description of new genera and species". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 191 (4): 1114–1146. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa087. ISSN 0024-4082.

Mammals Images

Biology Encyclopedia

Retrieved from ""
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Home - Hellenica World