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SPECIES Leptonycteris nivalis

Author:Saussure, 1860.
Citation:Rev. Mag. Zool. Paris, ser. 2, 12: 492.
Common Name:Mexican Long-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Mexico, Veracruz, Mt. Orizaba.
Distribution:SE Arizona, S New Mexico, and W Texas (USA) to S Mexico and Guatemala.
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Endangered.
Comments:Does not include yerbabuenae; see Watkins et al. (1972) and Hall (1981). See Hensley and Wilkins (1988).
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