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Table 1 Synoptic list of the main karyotypic characteristics of the 6 species from Senegal and numbers of specimens examined

From: Hidden diversity in Senegalese bats and associated findings in the systematics of the family Vespertilionidae

Species 2n FNa FN X Y Specimens analysed
Neoromicia nana 34 50 54 ST D (A) 9♂, 7♀
Neoromicia rendalli 38 50 54 SM D (A) 2♂
Neoromicia somalica 28 50 54 M SM 13♂, 7♀
Nycticeinops schlieffenii 34 52 56 M D 4♂, 1♀
Pipistrellus hesperidus 46 58 62 M D 3♂, 1♀
Scotoecus hirundo 30 46 50 M D (A) 1♂
  1. Abbreviation: Following characteristics are described: 2n diploid number of chromosomes, FNa number of autosomal arms, FN number of chromosomal arms, M metacentric, SM submetacentric, ST subtelocentric, A acrocentric, D dot-like chromosome, X, Y morphology of the sex chromosomes, ♂ male, ♀ female. The brackets indicate the cases when the morphology of the Y chromosome could only be subjectively assumed.