Taxon profile


Soprano Pipistrelle
Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Chiroptera - bats »  family Vespertilionidae - vespertilionid bats »  genus Pipistrellus - pipistrelles

Scientific synonyms

Pipistrellus pipistrellus pygmaeus Leach, 1825
Pipistrellus (Pipistrellus) pygmaeus (Leach, 1825)
Vespadelus pygmaeus
Pipistrellus mediterraneus

Least Concern


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Number of records: 2

subspecies Pipistrellus pygmaeus cyprius Benda, 2007
subspecies Pipistrellus pygmaeus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305435]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [136649]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Pipistrellus pygmaeus Leach, 1825]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008

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