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SPECIES Rhogeessa (Rhogeessa) genowaysi

Author:Baker, 1984.
Citation:Syst. Zool., 33: 178.
Common Name:Genoways's Yellow Bat
Type Locality:Mexico, Chiapas, 23.6 mi. (42 km) NW Huixtla.
Distribution:Pacific lowlands of S Chiapas (Mexico).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Rhogeessa. Apparently morphologically inseparable from tumida, but with distinctive karyotype, see Baker (1984). Also see Roots and Baker (1998).
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