Frosted sac-winged bat

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Frosted sac-winged bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Saccopteryx
Species: S. canescens
Binomial name
Saccopteryx canescens
Thomas, 1901
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Frosted sac-winged bat range

The frosted sac-winged bat (Saccopteryx canescens) is a bat species of the family Emballonuridae from South America. It is found in northern Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, Peru, Surinam, Venezuela and possibly Bolivia.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Sampaio, E.; Lim, B. & Peters, S. (2008). "Saccopteryx canescens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 390–391. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.