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SPECIES Nyctinomops laticaudatus

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1805.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, 6: 156.
Common Name:Broad-eared Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Paraguay, Asunción.
Distribution:Tamaulipas and Jalisco (Mexico) to Venezuela and the Guianas, NW Peru, Bolivia, N Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil; Trinidad; Cuba.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes yucatanicus, europs, and gracilis; see Silva-Taboada and Koopman (1964), Freeman (1981), and Avila-Flores et al. (2002). Includes espiritosantensis, see Zortéa and Taddei (1995) and Avila-Flores et al. (2002). Note that the correct spelling for the specific epithet in combination with Nyctinomops is laticaudatus (not laticaudata) because the generic name is masculine. Reviewed by Avila-Flores et al. (2002).
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SUBSPECIES laticaudatus


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SUBSPECIES macarenensis

SUBSPECIES yucatanicus


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