Brosset's big-eared bat

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Brosset's big-eared bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Micronycteris
Species: M. brosseti
Binomial name
Micronycteris brosseti
Simmons & Voss, 1998
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Brosset's big-eared bat (Micronycteris brosseti) is a bat species from South America. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana and Peru. It feeds on insects and sometimes fruit and the exact population is unknown. The only listed threat is deforestation.


  1. ^ Sampaio, E.; Lim, B.; Peters, S. (2008). "Micronycteris brosseti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 September 2009.