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SPECIES Lasiurus (Lasiurus) castaneus

Author:Handley, 1960.
Citation:Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 112: 468.
Common Name:Tacarcunan Bat
Type Locality:Panama, Darien, Río Pucro, Tacarcuna Village, 3,200 ft. (1,066 m).
Distribution:Panama, Costa Rica. A record from French Guiana was subsequently reidentified as atratus (Handley, 1996).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Lasiurus, borealis species group.
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