Amazonian sac-winged bat

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Amazonian sac-winged bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Saccopteryx
Species: S. gymnura
Binomial name
Saccopteryx gymnura
Thomas, 1901
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Amazonian sac-winged bat range

The Amazonian sac-winged bat (Saccopteryx gymnura) is a bat species of the family Emballonuridae from South America.[2] It is found in northern Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname and possibly Venezuela.[1]


  1. ^ a b Sampaio, E.; Lim, B.; Peters, S. (2008). "Saccopteryx gymnura". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 391. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.