Macroderma koppa, a new Tertiary species of false vampire bat (Microchiroptera: Megadermatidae) from Wellington Caves, New South Wales

@article{Hand1988MacrodermaKA,
  title={Macroderma koppa, a new Tertiary species of false vampire bat (Microchiroptera: Megadermatidae) from Wellington Caves, New South Wales},
  author={S. Hand and L. Dawson and M. Augee},
  journal={Records of The Australian Museum},
  year={1988},
  volume={40},
  pages={343-351}
}
  • S. Hand, L. Dawson, M. Augee
  • Published 1988
  • Biology
  • Records of The Australian Museum
  • A new late Tertiary false vampire bat, Macroderma koppa, is described from the Big Sink doline of Wellington Caves, eastern central New South Wales. The new species appears to be the sister-group of the living Australian Ghost Bat, Macroderma gigas. Morphological features that distinguish the new species from M. gigas appear to be plesiomorphies shared with most other megadermatids. HAND, S., L. DAWSON & M. AUGEE, 1988. Macroderma koppa, a new Tertiary species offalse vampire bat… CONTINUE READING
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