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SPECIES Platyrrhinus aurarius

Author:Handley and Ferris, 1972.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 84: 522.
Common Name:Eldorado Broad-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Venezuela, Bolivar, 85 km SSE El Dorado, 1,000 m.
Distribution:S Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam. Specimens previously reported from Colombia appear to have been misidentified.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:May be a synonym of dorsalis; see Jones and Carter (1976).
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