Ega long-tongued bat

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

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. (2016). "Scleronycteris ega". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T20033A22027237. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T20033A22027237.en.
  2. ^ Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Chiroptera", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M. (eds.), 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