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SPECIES Myotis nigricans

Author:Schinz, 1821.
Citation:Das Thierreich, 1: 179.
Common Name:Black Myotis
Type Locality:Brazil, Espírito Santo, between Itapemirin and Iconha Rivers, Fazenda de Aga.
Distribution:Nayarit and Tamaulipas (Mexico) to Peru, Bolivia, N Argentina, Paraguay, and S Brazil; Trinidad and Tobago; St. Martin, Montserrat, Grenada (Lesser Antilles).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes carteri; see Corbet and Hill (1980), but see Bogan (1978). Neotype designated by LaVal (1973a). See Wilson and LaVal (1974). Reviewed in part by López-González et al. (2001). Apparently closely related to levis; see Ruedi and Mayer (2001). More than one species may be represented in this complex.
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