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SPECIES Macrotus californicus

Author:Baird, 1858.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil., 10: 116.
Common Name:Californian Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:USA, California, Imperial Co., Old Fort Yuma.
Distribution:N Sinaloa and SW Chihuahua (Mexico) north to S Nevada and S California (USA); Baja California and Tamaulipas (Mexico).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:For a comparison with waterhousii, see Davis and Baker (1974) and Greenbaum and Baker (1976). Considered to be a subspecies of waterhousii by Anderson (1969a) and Hall (1981).
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