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SPECIES Cynomops mexicanus

Author:Jones and Genoways, 1967.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 80: 207.
Common Name:Mexican Dog-faced Bat
Type Locality:Mexico, Jalisco, 7.5 mi (20 km) SE Tecomate, 1,500 ft. (500 m).
Distribution:Nayarit to Chiapas (Mexico), Honduras, Costa Rica.
Status:IUCN 2003 Not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001).
Comments:Formerly considered a subspecies of greenhalli (e.g., Koopman, 1994) but apparently distinct, see Peters et al. (2002), also see discussion in Simmons and Voss (1998).
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