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SPECIES Vampyressa (Metavampyressa) nymphaea

Author:Thomas, 1909.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 4: 230.
Common Name:Striped Yellow-eared Bat
Type Locality:Colombia, Chocó, Novita (San Juan River).
Distribution:W Ecuador to Nicaragua. A record from SE Peru is suspect.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Metvampyressa.
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