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Monophyllus redmaniLeach's single leaf bat, the type species
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Monophyllus
Leach, 1821

Monophyllus, the Antillean long-tongued bats, is a genus of bats in the family Phyllostomidae. They are distributed on the Antilles.[1]


It contains the following species:[1][2][3]

  • Monophyllus plethodon Miller, 1900insular single leaf bat, Lesser Antillean long-tongued bat
    • Monophyllus plethodon frater Anthony, 1917Puerto Rican long-nosed bat
    • Monophyllus plethodon luciae Miller, 1902
    • Monophyllus plethodon plethodon Miller, 1900
  • Monophyllus redmani Leach, 1821Leach's single leaf bat, Greater Antillean long-tongued bat
    • Monophyllus redmani clinedaphus Miller, 1900
    • Monophyllus redmani portoricensis Miller, 1900
    • Monophyllus redmani redmani Leach, 1821


  1. ^ a b "Monophyllus — Antillean Long-tongued Bats". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Monophyllus Leach, 1821". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 312–529. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.