Thomas's shaggy bat

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Thomas's shaggy bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Centronycteris
Species: C. centralis
Binomial name
Centronycteris centralis
(Thomas, 1912)
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Thomas's shaggy bat range

The Thomas's shaggy bat (Centronycteris centralis) is a bat species from South America. It was previously included in the shaggy bat but Simmons and Handley (1998) showed that the species were distinct.


  1. ^ Arroyo-Cabrales, J.; Miller, B.; Reid, F.; Cuarón, A.D. & de Grammont, P.C. (2008). "Centronycteris centralis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 September 2009. 
  • D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2005: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore