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SPECIES Saccopteryx leptura

Author:Schreber, 1774.
Citation:Die Säugethiere, 1(8): 57.
Common Name:Lesser Sac-winged Bat
Type Locality:Surinam.
Distribution:Chiapas and Tabasco (Mexico) to SE Brazil, Peru, and N Bolivia; Guianas; Margarita Isl (Venezuela); Trinidad and Tobago.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See Yancey et al. (1998b). Reviewed in part by Nogueira et al. (2002).
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