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SPECIES Vampyrum spectrum

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 31.
Common Name:Spectral Bat
Type Locality:Surinam.
Distribution:Veracruz (Mexico) to Ecuador and Peru, Bolivia, N and SW Brazil, and Guianas; Trinidad; perhaps Jamaica.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:See Navarro and Wilson (1982). See Emmons (1997) for distribution map.
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    guianensis Lacépède, 1789
    maximus E. Geoffroy, 1806
    nasutus Shaw, 1800
    nelsoni Goldman, 1917

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