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SPECIES Platyrrhinus chocoensis

Author:Alberico and Velasco, 1991.
Citation:Bonn. zool. Beitr., 42: 238.
Common Name:Choco Broad-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Colombia, Departamento del Chocó, 12 km W Istmina (by road), Quebrada El Platinero, 5°00'N, 76°45'W, 100 m.
Distribution:W Colombia, lowlands between the Western Cordillera of the Andes and the Pacific coast.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Vulnerable.
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