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SPECIES Rhynchonycteris naso

Author:Wied-Neuwied, 1820.
Citation:Reise nach Brasilien, 1: 251.
Common Name:Proboscis Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Bahia, Rio Mucuri, near Morro d'Arara; for clarification see Avila-Pires (1965:9).
Distribution:E Oaxaca and C Veracruz (Mexico) to C and E Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, French Guiana, Guyana, and Surinam; Trinidad.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See Plumpton and Jones (1992); see Emmons (1997) for an updated distribution map.
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Synonyms:

    lineata Temminck, 1838
    priscus G. M. Allen, 1914
    rivalis Spix, 1823
    saxatilis Spix, 1823
    villosa Gervais, 1855

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