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SPECIES Phyllonycteris (Phyllonycteris) major

Author:Anthony, 1917.
Citation:Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 37: 567.
Common Name:Puerto Rican Flower Bat
Type Locality:Puerto Rico, Cueva Catedral near Morovis.
Distribution:Puerto Rico.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Extinct.
Comments:Subgenus Phyllonycteris. Known only from subfossil skeletal material from the type locality; see Hall (1981).
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