Thumbless bat

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Not to be confused with Smoky bat (Amorphochilus schnablii), also known as the thumbless bat.
Thumbless Bat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Furipteridae
Genus: Furipterus
Bonaparte, 1837
Species: F. horrens
Binomial name
Furipterus horrens
(F. Cuvier, 1828)
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The thumbless bat (Furipterus horrens) is a species of bat in the family Furipteridae, in the monotypic genus Furipterus. It is found in Costa Rica, Brazil, Venezuela; Colombia; Ecuador; Suriname; French Guiana; Guyana; Panama; Trinidad, and Peru. They have a small thumb which is included in the membrane of the wing, causing the 'thumbless' appearance.

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