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SPECIES Micronycteris microtis

Author:Miller, 1898.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil., 50: 328.
Common Name:Common Big-eared Bat
Type Locality:Nicaragua, San Juan del Norte, Graytown.
Distribution:Tamaulipas and Jalisco (Mexico) to northern Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, northern Brazil, and Bolivia.
Status:IUCN 2003 Not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001).
Comments:Formerly included in megalotis, but see Brosset and Charles-Dominique (1990), Simmons (1996), and Simmons and Voss (1998). Simmons (1996) included mexicana as a subspecies of microtis, but noted that it may be a distinct species.
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