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SPECIES Lophostoma brasiliense

Author:Peters, 1866.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1866: 674.
Common Name:Pygmy Round-eared Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Bahia.
Distribution:Veracruz (Mexico) south to Peru, Bolivia, NE Brazil; Trinidad.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc) as Tonata brasiliense.
Comments:For synonyms see Jones and Carter (1979); but also see Gardner (1976). Hall (1981) listed nicaraguae (including minuta) as a distinct species.
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    minuta Goodwin, 1942
    nicaraguae Goodwin, 1942
    venezuelae Robinson and Lyon, 1901

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