genus

Mimetillus

1 species

The list of species of Mimetillus genus

Mimetillus is a genus of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It contains two species, both known as mimic bats and found in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Moloney's mimic bat, Mimetillus moloneyi
  • Thomas's mimic bat, Mimetillus thomasi

Previously, Mimetillus was thought to be a monotypic genus containing only M. moloneyi, but phylogenetic evidence has found M. thomasi to be a distinct species.

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The list of species of Mimetillus genus

Mimetillus is a genus of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It contains two species, both known as mimic bats and found in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Moloney's mimic bat, Mimetillus moloneyi
  • Thomas's mimic bat, Mimetillus thomasi

Previously, Mimetillus was thought to be a monotypic genus containing only M. moloneyi, but phylogenetic evidence has found M. thomasi to be a distinct species.

This is a part of the Wikipedia article used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). The full text of the article is here → https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimetillus 
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