Chiroderma

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Chiroderma
Chiroderma salvini.jpg
Chiroderma salvini
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Subtribe: Ectophyllina
Genus: Chiroderma
Peters, 1860
Type species
Chiroderma villosum
Peters, 1860
Species

Chiroderma doriae
Chiroderma improvisum
Chiroderma salvini
Chiroderma trinitatum
Chiroderma villosum

Synonyms[1]
  • Mimetops Gray, 1866

Chiroderma – big-eyed bats or white-lined bats – is a genus of leaf-nosed bat found in Central America, South America and the Lesser Antilles.[1]

Species[edit]

The following species are recognized as of 2005:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Chiroptera", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 312–529, ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0, retrieved 13 September 2009

Further reading[edit]

  • Baker, Robert J.; Taddei, Valdir A.; Hudgeons, Jeremy L.; Van Den Bussche, Ronald A. (1994). "Systematic Relationships Within Chiroderma (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) Based on Cytochrome b Sequence Variation". Journal of Mammalogy. 75 (2): 321–327. doi:10.2307/1382550. JSTOR 1382550.