Melissa's yellow-eared bat

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Melissa's yellow-eared bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Vampyressa
Species: V. melissa
Binomial name
Vampyressa melissa
Thomas, 1926

Melissa's yellow-eared bat (Vampyressa melissa) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is found in southern Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Tavares, V.; Velazco, P. & Aguirre, L. (2008). "Vampyressa melissa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Chiroptera", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., 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