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SPECIES Molossops (Neoplatymops) mattogrossensis

Author:Vieira, 1942.
Citation:Argent. Zool. Sao Paulo, 3: 430.
Common Name:Mato Grosso Dog-faced Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Mato Grosso, Juruena River, São Simao.
Distribution:Venezuela, Guyana, C and NE Brazil.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Neoplatymops; see Freeman (1981). Listed as a subspecies of Molossops temminckii by Cabrera (1958), but see Peterson (1965a), who considered Neoplatymops a distinct genus. See Willig and Jones (1985). See Emmons (1997) for distribution map.



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