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SPECIES Micronycteris homezi

Author:Pirlot, 1967.
Citation:Mammalia, 31: 265.
Common Name:Pirlot's Big-eared Bat
Type Locality:Venezuela, Zulia, Maracaibo Basis, Río Palmar, Hacienda El Cerro.
Distribution:NW Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, Brazil.
Status:IUCN 2003 – Not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001).
Comments:Described by Pirlot (1967) as a subspecies of megalotis, but clearly a distinct species; see Simmons and Voss (1998). Also see Bernard (2001) and Lim and Engstrom (2001).
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