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Java pipistrelle

Binomial name: Pipistrellus javanicus, John Edward Gray, 1838

The Java pipistrelle, (Pipistrellus javanicus), is a species of pipistrelle bat found in South and Southeast Asia, including Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Brunei; Cambodia; China; India; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand and Vietnam. It favors human habitations.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Chiroptera
Family
Vespertilionidae
Genus
Pipistrellus
Species
Pipistrellus javanicus

Common names

  • English: Javan pipistrelle

Synonyms

  • Pipistrellus peguensis, G. P. Sinha (1969)
  • Pipistrellus babu, Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (1915)
  • Pipistrellus camortae, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr (1902)
  • Scotophilus javanicus, John Edward Gray (1838)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range map of Pipistrellus javanicus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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