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SPECIES Lonchophylla thomasi

Author:J. A. Allen, 1904.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 20: 230.
Common Name:Thomas's Nectar Bat
Type Locality:Venezuela, Bolivar, Ciudad Bolivar.
Distribution:E Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guianas, Amazonian Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Specimens of this species have frequently been confused with concava, mordax, and Lionycteris spurrelli; see Taddei et al. (1978) and Koopman (1978b).
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