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SPECIES Pteronotus (Phyllodia) pristinus

Author:Silva-Taboada, 1974.
Citation:Acta Zool. Cracoviensia, 19: 49.
Common Name:Prinstine Mustached Bat
Type Locality:Cuba, Las Villas Province, Trinidad, Cueva de los Masones.
Distribution:Cuba, possibly Florida (USA).
Status:Extinct; IUCN 2003 Not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001).
Comments:Subgenus Phyllodia. Known only from subfossils, but found in the same sedimentary deposits as remains of many extant bat species (Silva-Taboada, 1974, 1979). Morphology and phylogenetic relationships discussed by Simmons and Conway (2001).



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