Ega long-tongued bat

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Ega long-tongued bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Scleronycteris
Thomas, 1912
Species: S. ega
Binomial name
Scleronycteris ega
Thomas, 1912

The Ega long-tongued bat (Scleronycteris ega) is a bat species from South America. It is found in northwestern Brazil and southern Venezuela.[1][2] It is monotypic within its genus.


  1. ^ a b Sampaio, E.; Lim, B. & Peters, S. (2008). "Scleronycteris ega". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  2. ^ 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