Greater dog-like bat

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Greater Dog-like Bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Peropteryx
Species: P. kappleri
Binomial name
Peropteryx kappleri
Peters, 1867
Greater Dog-like Bat range

The Greater Dog-like Bat, Peropteryx kappleri, is a bat species from Central America and South America. It is found from southern Mexico through Brazil and Peru.

The Greater Dog-like Bat is so named due to its remarkably dog-like characteristics.[citation needed]