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SPECIES Lonchorhina fernandezi

Author:Ochoa and Ibáñez, 1982.
Citation:Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 42: 147.
Common Name:Fernandez's Sword-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Venezuela, Amazonas, 40-50 km (by road) NE Puerto Ayacucho.
Distribution:S Venezuela.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Vulnerable.
Comments:orinocensis species group. Known only from the type locality. Some specimens previously referred to this species actually represent inusitata; see Handley and Ochoa (1997).
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