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SPECIES Pteronotus (??? See comments.) personatus

Author:Wagner, 1843.
Citation:Arch. Naturgesch., 9: 367.
Common Name:Wagner's Mustached Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Mato Grosso, São Vicente.
Distribution:Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, and Surinam to S Sonora and S Tamaulipas (Mexico); Trinidad.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Often placed in the subgenus Chilonycteris (e.g., Smith, 1972; Simmons and Conway, 2001), but recent molecular studies suggest that it represents an unnamed subgenus (Lewis-Oritt et al., 2001a; Van Den Bussche and Weyandt, 2003). Includes psilotis; see Smith (1972). This complex may include more than one species (Lewis-Oritt et al., 2001a).
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