Insular single leaf bat

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Insular single leaf bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Monophyllus
Species: M. plethodon
Binomial name
Monophyllus plethodon
Miller, 1900

The insular single leaf bat[1] or Lesser Antillean long-tongued bat[2] (Monophyllus plethodon) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is found on the Lesser Antilles, on Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.[1]

Puerto Rican long-nosed bat, Monophyllus plethodon prater, is an extinct subspecies of insular single leaf bat from Puerto Rico.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Rodriguez, A. & Dávalos, L. (2008). "Monophyllus plethodon". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Monophyllus plethodon — Lesser Antillean Long-tongued Bat". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  3. ^ ALLEN, Glover M. "Full text of "Extinct and vanishing mammals of the western hemisphere, with the marine species of all the oceans"". Internet Archive. Retrieved 2014-12-12.