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SPECIES Pteronotus (Pteronotus) gymnonotus

Author:Natterer, 1843.
Citation:In Wagner, Arch. Naturgesch., 9: 367.
Common Name:Big Naked-backed Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Mato Grosso, Cuiaba (= Cuyaba).
Distribution:S Veracruz (Mexico) south to Peru, NE and C Brazil, Bolivia, Guyana, and French Guiana.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Pteronotus. Includes suapurensis; see Smith (1977).
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    centralis Goodwin, 1942
    suapurensis J. A. Allen, 1904

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