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SPECIES Eumops perotis

Author:Schinz, 1821.
Citation:In Cuvier, Das Thierreich, 1: 870.
Common Name:Greater Bonneted Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Campos do Goita Cazes, Villa São Salvador.
Distribution:California to Texas (USA), south to Zacatecas and Hidalgo (Mexico); N Venezuela, W Ecuador and W Peru, Bolivia, N Argentina, Paraguay, and E Brazil; Cuba.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Does not include trumbulli; see Eger (1977). The large geographic gap between the North American and South American ranges of this taxon suggests that this complex may include more than one species.
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