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SPECIES Noctilio (Dirias) albiventris

Author:Desmarest, 1818.
Citation:Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat., Nouv. ed., 23: 15.
Common Name:Lesser Bulldog Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Bahia, Rio Sao Francisco.
Distribution:S Mexico to Guianas, E Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and N Argentina.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Dirias. Formerly referred to as labialis; see Davis (1976). See Simmons and Voss (1998) for discussion of Amazonian subspecies. Also see Hood and Pitocchelli (1983). May include more than one species, see Lewis-Oritt et al. (2001b).
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Offspring:

SUBSPECIES albiventris

SUBSPECIES cabrerai

SUBSPECIES minor

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