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SPECIES Platyrrhinus dorsalis

Author:Thomas, 1900.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 5: 269.
Common Name:Thomas's Broad-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Ecuador, Paramba, 1,100 m.
Distribution:Panama to Peru and Bolivia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Although the named forms umbratus, oratus, and aquilus were regarded as synonyms of dorsalis by Carter and Rouk (1973), these apparently represent a distinct species for which the oldest name is umbratus; see Handley (1976).
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