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SPECIES Platyrrhinus helleri

Author:Peters, 1866.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1866: 392.
Common Name:Heller's Broad-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Mexico.
Distribution:Oaxaca and Veracruz (Mexico) to Peru, Bolivia, and Amazonian Brazil; Trinidad. A Paraguay record is erroneous.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes zarhinus; see Jones and Carter (1976) and Gardner and Carter (1972). May include brachycephalus, see Alberico (1990). Reviewed by Ferrell and Wilson (1991) and Anderson (1996).
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SUBSPECIES helleri

SUBSPECIES incarum

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