Mexican funnel-eared bat

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Mexican funnel-eared bat
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Natalidae
Genus: Natalus
Species:
N. stramineus
Binomial name
Natalus stramineus
Gray, 1838

The Mexican funnel-eared bat (Natalus stramineus) is a bat species found in Central America and the Caribbean.[2]

They are found from Mexico through Central America to Eastern Brazil, the Yucatan Peninsula, Honduras, Panama, the Lesser Antilles, Hispaniola, and Jamaica.[3]

The related species Natalus espiritosantensis (formerly known as Natalus stramineus ssp. espiritosantensis)[4] is endemic to Brazil, and the sub-species Lesser Antillean funnel-eared bat (Natalus stramineus stramineus) is endemic to the Lesser Antilles islands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davalos, 1 L.; Tejedor, A. (2016). "Natalus stramineus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T14360A22040956. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T14360A22040956.en.
  2. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Natalus stramineus". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 431. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  3. ^ Reid, F. 1997. A Feild Guide to the Mammals of Central America & Southeast Mexico. New York: Oxford University Press.
  4. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Natalus espiritosantensis". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 431. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.

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