New Zealand short-tailed bats
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Mystacinidae
Genus : Mystacina
Facts about the genus Mystacina, the New Zealand short-tailed bats
DNA-DNA hybridisation indicates Mystacina is the most basal group in the Noctilionoidea (Kirsch et al.
suggested that Mystacina is the sister-group of all other noctilionoids, a hypothesis which is compatible with available morphological data. (Full text)