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Names and sources

Accepted Name Source
Macroderma gigas (Dobson, 1880)
Published in:ABRS 2001, "Census of Australian Vertebrates"
Synonym Source
Megaderma gigas Dobson, 1880 synonym
Published in:Dobson, G.E. 1880, "On some new or rare species of Chiroptera in the collection of the Göttingen Museum", Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, vol. 1880, 461-465 pl. 46 p461
Macroderma gigas saturata Douglas, 1962 synonym
Published in:Douglas, A.M. 1962, "Macroderma gigas saturata (Chiroptera, Megadermatidae) a new subspecies from the Kimberley Division of Western Australia", Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 8, 59-61 p60
Common Name Source
Ghost Bat
Ghost Bat

mammals

Ghost Bat

Vulnerable under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 (Wildlife Conservation (Specially Protected Fauna) Notice 2018, schedule 3)

Ghost Bat Australia
Ghost Bat

Subfossils confirm the evidence for this species in SA but these are undated. Finlayson (1961) recorded that Aboriginal people remembered it in the Mann, Musgrave and Tomkinson Ranges early in the 20th century.

Name Source
Macroderma gigas (Dobson, 1880) inferred accepted

Unranked taxon assigned rank species by inference

Macroderma gigas (Dobson, 1880) inferred accepted

Subfossils confirm the evidence for this species in SA but these are undated. Finlayson (1961) recorded that Aboriginal people remembered it in the Mann, Musgrave and Tomkinson Ranges early in the 20th century.

Bare scientific name reallocated to Macroderma gigas (Dobson, 1880) by taxonomy builder

Macroderma gigas inferred unplaced

Vulnerable under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 (Wildlife Conservation (Specially Protected Fauna) Notice 2018, schedule 3)

Bare scientific name reallocated to Macroderma gigas (Dobson, 1880) by taxonomy builder

Macroderma gigas inferred accepted

mammals

Unranked taxon assigned rank species by inference

Scientific name reallocated to Macroderma gigas (Dobson, 1880) by taxonomy builder

Macroderma gigas (Dobson, 1880) accepted
Identifier Source
ALA_DR2201_135 Taxon current
http://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/63bc796a-5a85-45bc-b4bc-edecc931cc50 Taxon unknown
https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/63bc796a-5a85-45bc-b4bc-edecc931cc50 Taxon Concept current
ALA_DR653_47 Taxon current
https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/dd7bc45f-634c-4c86-843a-d7f2e55eaec7 Scientific Name current
urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:63bc796a-5a85-45bc-b4bc-edecc931cc50 Taxon LSID unknown
ALA_DR652_254 Taxon current
https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/63bc796a-5a85-45bc-b4bc-edecc931cc50 Taxon current
ALA_DR656_1163 Taxon current

Classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
informal
GNATHOSTOMATA
class
MAMMALIA
subclass
EUTHERIA
order
CHIROPTERA
suborder
MICROCHIROPTERA
family
MEGADERMATIDAE
genus
Macroderma
species
Macroderma gigas

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