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SPECIES Myotis simus

Author:Thomas, 1901.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 7: 541.
Common Name:Velvety Myotis
Type Locality:Peru, Loreto, Sarayacu (Ucayali River).
Distribution:Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, N Brazil, Bolivia, NE Argentina, and Paraguay.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by LaVal (1973a), Baud and Menu (1993), and López-González et al., 2001. Includes guaycuru; see López-González et al. (2001).
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    guaycuru Proença, 1943

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