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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Diclidurus
Wied-Neuwied, 1819

Diclidurus albus
Diclidurus ingens
Diclidurus isabellus
Diclidurus scutatus

Diclidurus is a genus of bats whose common name is the ghost bats. They all inhabit South America and sometimes also Central America.[1]


  1. ^ Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Diclidurus", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 312–529, ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0, retrieved 28 September 2009