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SPECIES Peropteryx (Peronymus) leucoptera

Author:Peters, 1867.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 474.
Common Name:White-winged Dog-like Bat
Type Locality:Surinam.
Distribution:Peru, Colombia, N and E Brazil, Venezuela, Guianas.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Peronymus. Formerly placed in its own genus (Peronymus), but clearly a member of the Peropteryx clade, see Griffiths and Smith (1991), Jones and Hood (1993), Dunlop (1998), and Simmons and Voss (1998).
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SUBSPECIES leucoptera

SUBSPECIES cyclops

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