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SPECIES Glossophaga leachii

Author:Gray, 1844.
Citation:Mammalia, in Zool. Voy. "Sulfur,", 1: 18.
Common Name:Gray's Long-tongued Bat
Type Locality:Nicaragua, Chinandega, Realejo.
Distribution:Costa Rica north to Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Tlaxcala, and Colima (Mexico).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Originally considered a subspecies of soricina; see Jones and Carter (1976). Includes alticola; see Webster and Jones (1980). See Webster and Jones (1984). Solmsen (1998) treated morenoi as a synonym of leachii with no comment.
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    alticola Davis, 1944
    caudifer Gray, 1847

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