Allen's big-eared bat

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Allen's big-eared bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Idionycteris
Anthony, 1923
Species: I. phyllotis
Binomial name
Idionycteris phyllotis
G.M. Allen, 1916

Allen's big-eared bat (Idionycteris phyllotis) is a species of vesper bat in the monotypic genus Idionycteris. It occurs in Mexico and in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado[2] in the United States.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Arroyo-Cabrales, J. & Ticul Alvarez Castaneda, S. (2008). "Idionycteris phyllotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 7 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Hayes, M. A., et al. (2009). Allen's big-eared bat (Idionycteris phyllotis) documented in Colorado based on recordings of its distinctive echolocation call. The Southwestern Naturalist 54(4), 499-501.

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