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SPECIES Platyrrhinus brachycephalus

Author:Rouk and Carter, 1972.
Citation:Occas. Pap. Mus. Texas Tech Univ., 1: 1.
Common Name:Short-headed Broad-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Peru, Huanuco, 3 mi. (5 km) S Tingo Maria, 2,400 ft. (732 m).
Distribution:N Brazil; Colombia to Guianas; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes latus; see Jones and Carter (1976). May not be distinct from helleri; see Alberico (1990), but also see Anderson (1996).
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Synonyms:

    latus Handley and Ferris, 1972
    saccharus Handley and Ferris, 1972

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