Insular single leaf bat

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

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 Duran, A.; Davalos, L. (2018). "Monophyllus plethodon". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T13719A22112320. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T13719A22112320.en.
  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.