Anchieta's pipistrelle

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Anchieta's pipistrelle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Pipistrellus
Species: P. anchietae
Binomial name
Pipistrellus anchietae
Seabra, 1900
Distribution of Hypsugo anchietae.png
  • Vesperugo anchieta Seabra, 1900 (original name)
  • Vesperugo anchietae Seabra, 1900 (emendation)
  • Pipistrellus anchietae Monard, 1935
  • Pipistrellus anchietai Ellerman et al., 1953 (unjustified emendation)
  • Hypsugo anchietae Kearney, et al., 2002[2]

Anchieta's pipistrelle (Pipistrellus anchietae)[4] is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. The species inhabits dry savanna and moist savanna habitats.


  1. ^ Jacobs, D.; Cotterill, F.P.D.; Taylor, P.J.; Monadjem, A. & Griffin, M. (2008). "Pipistrellus anchietae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-06-21. 
  2. ^ Kearney, Teresa C.; Volleth, Marianne; Contrafatto, Giancarlo; Taylor, Peter J. (2002). "Systematic Implications of Chromosome Gtg-Band and Bacula Morphology for Southern African Eptesicus and Pipistrellus and Several Other Species of Vespertilioninae (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)". Acta Chiropterologica. 4 (1): 55–76. doi:10.3161/001.004.0107Freely accessible. 
  3. ^ Kock, Dieter (2001). "Rousettus aegyptiacus (E. Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1810) and Pipistrellus anchietae (Seabra, 1900), justified emendations of original spellings". Acta Chiropterologica. 3 (2): 245–248. 
  4. ^ a b Kearney, Teresa (2013). "Pipistrellus anchietae Anchieta's Pipistrelle". In Happold, Meredith; Happold, David C. D. Hedgehogs, Shrews and Bats. Mammals of Africa. 4. London: Bloomsbury. pp. 610–611. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Kearney, T.; Taylor, R. J. (1997). "New distribution records of bats in KwaZulu-Natal". Durban Museum Novitates. 22 (1): 53–56. hdl:10520/AJA0012723X_1764Freely accessible.