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SPECIES Peropteryx (Peropteryx) macrotis

Author:Wagner, 1843.
Citation:Arch. Naturgesch., ser. 9, 1: 367.
Common Name:Lesser Dog-like Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Mato Grosso.
Distribution:Guerrero and Yucatán (Mexico) to Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and S and E Brazil.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Peropteryx. Does not include trinitatis; see Brosset and Charles-Dominique (1990) and Simmons and Voss (1998). Does not include phaea; see Genoways et al. (1998). This complex may include more than one species; see Reid et al. (2000). See Yee (2000), but note that they included trinitatis and phaea in this species.



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