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SPECIES Vampyressa (Vampyressa) melissa

Author:Thomas, 1926.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 18: 157.
Common Name:Melissa's Yellow-eared Bat
Type Locality:Peru, Amazonas, Chachapoyas, Puca Tambo, 1,480 m.
Distribution:Peru, S Colombia. A record from French Guiana is apparently erroneous (Charles-Dominique et al., 2001).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Vampyressa.
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