Pied bat

Glauconycteris superba

Summary 5

The Pied Bat (Glauconycteris superba) is a species of vesper bat in the Vespertilionidae family. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, and Ghana. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References 6

Fahr, J., 2013. Glauconycteris superba Pied butterfly bat. In: Happold, M., Happold, D.C.D. (Eds.), Mammals of Africa, Vol. IV: Hedgehogs, Shrews and Bats. Bloomsbury, London, pp. 575-576.
Gembu Tungaluna, G.-C., Van Cakenberghe, V., Musaba Akawa, P., Dudu Akaibe, B., Verheyen, E., De Vree, F., Fahr, J., 2013. Rediscovery of Glauconycteris superba Hayman, 1939 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) after 40 years at Mbiye Island, Democratic Republic of the Congo. European Journal of Taxonomy, 1-18.
http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2013.42
Reeder, D.M., Helgen, K.M., Vodzak, M.E., Lunde, D.P., Ejotre, I., 2013. A new genus for a rare African vespertilionid bat: Insights from South Sudan. ZooKeys 285, 89-115.

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