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SPECIES Myotis auriculus

Author:Baker and Stains, 1955.
Citation:Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 9: 83.
Common Name:Southwestern Myotis
Type Locality:Mexico, Tamaulipas, Sierra de Tamaulipas, 10 mi. (16 km) W, 2 mi. (3 km) S Piedra, 1,200 ft. (366 m).
Distribution:Arizona and New Mexico (USA) to Jalisco and Veracruz (Mexico); Guatemala.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Listed as a subspecies of evotis by Hall and Kelson (1959), but see Genoways and Jones (1969b), Hall (1981), and Gannon (1998). See Warner (1982). Woodman (1993) argued that the correct spelling of the specific epithet is auriculacea, but see Pritchard (1994).
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