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SPECIES Desmodus rotundus

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1810.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, 15: 181.
Common Name:Common Vampire Bat
Type Locality:Paraguay, Asunción (restricted by Cabrera, 1958).
Distribution:Uruguay, N Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, and N Chile north to Sonora, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas (Mexico); Margarita Isl (Venezuela); Trinidad.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See Greenhall et al. (1983).
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