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SPECIES Molossus barnesi

Author:Thomas, 1905.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 15: 584.
Common Name:Barnes's Mastiff Bat
Type Locality:French Guiana, Cayenne.
Distribution:French Guiana.
Status:IUCN 2003 Not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001).
Comments:Placed in coibensis by Dolan (1989) and considered a subspecies of molossus by Koopman (1993, 1994), but clearly distinct, see Simmons and Voss (1998). Sometimes spelled burnesi (e.g., Freeman, 1981), but the correct spelling is barnesi; see Cabrera (1958), Carter and Dolan (1978), and Simmons and Voss (1998).



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