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There has been a few studies that have Miniopterinae to familial level, Miniopteridae (Hutcheon & Kirsch, 2004; Van Den Bussche & Hoofer, 2004; Miller-Butterworth et al., 2007). One of the studies also places it as sister taxon to Vepertilionidae (Miller-Butterworth et al., 2007)
Hutcheon, J. & Kirsch, J. (2004) Camping in a Different Tree: Results of Molecular Systematic Studies of Bats Using DNA-DNA Hybridization. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 11, 17-47. Van Den Bussche, R. & Hoofer, S. (2004) Phylogenetic Relationships Among Recent Chiropteran Families and the Importance of Choosing Appropriate Out-Group Taxa. Journal of Mammalogy, 85, 321-330. Miller-Butterworth, C., Murphy, W., O'Brien, S., Jacobs, D., Springer, M., & Teeling, E. (2007) A Family Matter: Conclusive Resolution of the Taxonomic Position of the Long-fingered Bats, Miniopterus. Molecular Biology and Evolution. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 06:12, 23 October 2007 (UTC)