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SPECIES Nyctinomops aurispinosus

Author:Peale, 1848.
Citation:Mammalia, in Repts. U.S. Expl. Surv., 8: 21.
Common Name:Peale's Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte, 100 mi. (161 km) off Cape Sao Roque.
Distribution:Sonora and Tamaulipas (Mexico) to Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes similis; see Jones and Arroyo-Cabrales (1990).
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    similis Sanborn, 1941

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