Barbastella

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Eutheria
Ordo: Chiroptera
Subordo: Microchiroptera
Superfamilia: Vespertilionoidea
Familia: Vespertilionidae
Subfamilia: Vespertilioninae
Tribus: Plecotini
Genus: Barbastella
Species: B. barbastellus - B. leucomelas - B. beijingensis

Name

Barbastella Gray, 1821

Type Species: Vespertilio barbastellus Schreber, 1774

Synonyms

* Synotus Keyserling & Blasius, 1839


References

* Gray, 1821. London Med. Repos., 15: 300.
* Barbastella on Mammal Species of the World.
* Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World : A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2-volume set(3rd ed).


Vernacular names
English: Barbastelles.

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Barbastella is a small genus of vespertilionid bats. There are three described species in this genus.

Species

Barbastella barbastellus - western barbastelle
Barbastella beijingensis - Beijing barbastelle [1]
Barbastella leucomelas - eastern barbastelle


References

1. ^ Zhang, J.-S., N.-J. Han, G. Jones, L.-K. Lin, J.-P. Zhang, G.-J Zhu, D.-W. Huang, and S.-Y. Zhang. 2007. A new species of Barbastella (Chiroptera: Vespertillionidae) from North China. Journal of Mammalogy, 88:1393-1403.

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