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SPECIES Noctilio (Noctilio) leporinus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 32.
Common Name:Greater Bulldog Bat
Type Locality:Surinam (restricted by Thomas, 1911a).
Distribution:Sinaloa (Mexico) to the Guianas, S Brazil, N Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Peru; Trinidad; Greater and Lesser Antilles; S Bahamas.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Noctilio. See Hood and Jones (1984). Antillean form reviewed by Timm and Genoways (2003)
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