Bokermann's nectar bat

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Bokermann's nectar bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Lonchophylla
Species: L. bokermanni
Binomial name
Lonchophylla bokermanni
Sazima et al., 1978

Bokermann's nectar bat (Lonchophylla bokermanni) is a bat species from South America. It is found in southeastern Brazil, in Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro. It is poorly known and has not been seen again since its discovery in 1978. It is an insectivore and may be an important pollinator. It is threatened by severe deforestation but may be protected by Ilha Grande State Park.


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