Arielulus is a genus of vesper bats with the following species:[1]

Arielulus
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.MAM.14899.b dor - Arielulus circumdatus - skin.jpeg
preserved specimen of Arielulus circumdatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Tribe: Eptesicini
Genus: Arielulus
Hill & Harrison, 1987

Genus Arielulus

The collared sprite (T. aureocollaris) and necklace sprite (T. torquatus) in the genus Thainycteris were formerly also classified in Arielulus, but phylogenetic evidence supports them forming a distinct genus.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Database, Mammal Diversity (2021-08-10). "Mammal Diversity Database". doi:10.5281/zenodo.5175993. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Guo, Weijian; Yu, Wenhua; Wang, Xiaoyun; Csorba, Gabor; Li, Fang; Li, Yuchun; Wu, Yi (June 2017). "First Record of the Collared Sprite, Thainycteris aureocollaris (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) from China". Mammal Study. 42 (2): 97–103. doi:10.3106/041.042.0204. ISSN 1343-4152. S2CID 89727995.
  3. ^ Francis, Charles M.; Borisenko, Alex V.; Ivanova, Natalia V.; Eger, Judith L.; Lim, Burton K.; Guillén-Servent, Antonio; Kruskop, Sergei V.; Mackie, Iain; Hebert, Paul D. N. (2010-09-03). "The Role of DNA Barcodes in Understanding and Conservation of Mammal Diversity in Southeast Asia". PLOS ONE. 5 (9): e12575. Bibcode:2010PLoSO...512575F. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012575. ISSN 1932-6203. PMC 2933245. PMID 20838635.