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SPECIES Platyrrhinus recifinus

Author:Thomas, 1901.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 8: 192.
Common Name:Recife Broad-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife.
Distribution:E and SE Brazil. A Guyana record is erroneous, because the specimen was referred to latus (= brachycephalus) by Handley and Ferris (1972).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
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