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SPECIES Macrotus waterhousii

Author:Gray, 1843.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1843: 21.
Common Name:Waterhouse's Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Haiti.
Distribution:Sonora and Hidalgo (Mexico) south to Guatemala; Bahama Isls; Jamaica; Cuba; Cayman Isls (NW of Jamaica); Hispaniola and Beata Isls.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes mexicanus; see Anderson and Nelson (1965). See Anderson (1969a). Caribbean forms reviewed by Timm and Genoways (2003).
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SUBSPECIES waterhousii

SUBSPECIES bulleri

SUBSPECIES compressus

SUBSPECIES jamaicensis

SUBSPECIES mexicanus

SUBSPECIES minor

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