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SPECIES Myotis oxyotus

Author:Peters, 1867.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 19.
Common Name:Montane Myotis
Type Locality:Ecuador, Mount Chimborazo, between 2,743 and 3,048 m.
Distribution:Venezuela to Bolivia; Panama; Costa Rica.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by LaVal (1973a). Subspecies allocation of populations from coastal Peru is uncertain. Apparently closely related to nigricans andlevis; see Ruedi and Mayer (2001).
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SUBSPECIES oxyotus

SUBSPECIES gardneri

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