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SPECIES Sturnira (Sturnira) bogotensis

Author:Shamel, 1927.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 40: 129.
Common Name:Bogotan Yellow-shouldered Bat
Type Locality:Colombia, Cundinamarca, Bogota.
Distribution:Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Records from Venezuela, Bolivia, and Argentina are erroneous (see Pacheco and Patterson, 1992).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Sturnira. Often confused with erythromos, ludovici, and oporaphilum, but see Handley (1976) and Pacheco and Patterson (1992).
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