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SPECIES Diphylla ecaudata

Author:Spix, 1823.
Citation:Sim. Vespert. Brasil.: 68.
Common Name:Hairy-legged Vampire Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Bahia, San Francisco River.
Distribution:S Tamaulipas (Mexico) to Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, and E Brazil; a single vagrant individual has also been reported from S Texas (USA).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:See Greenhall et al. (1984).
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Synonyms:

    centralis Thomas, 1903
    diphylla Fischer, 1829

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