Record Details

Scientific Name:
Macroglossinae

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Animalia
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
valid

Data Quality Indicators

Record Credibility Rating:
Minimum taxonomic/nomenclature review
Global Species Completeness:
complete
Currency Rating:
2014

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References

Expert(s):
Alfred L. Gardner. Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
Don E. Wilson. Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108
Other Sources:
website: Mammal Species of the World; http://nmnhgoph.si.edu/msw/
References:
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992-01-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xviii + 1207. 1-56098-217-9. Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing.

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Comments

Comments:
David Nicolson - ITIS Data Development Coordinator: Bat subfamily Macroglossinae Gray, 1866 (TSN 552330) is apparently an unresolved junior homonym of moth subfamily Macroglossinae Harris, 1839 (TSN 694074). Both names remain in use as of 4/2014, when mammalogists were alerted to the issue

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