Mato Grosso dog-faced bat

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Mato Grosso dog-faced bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Molossidae
Genus: Molossops
Species: M. mattogrossensis
Binomial name
Molossops mattogrossensis
Vieira, 1942

The Mato Grosso dog-faced bat (Molossops mattogrossensis), is a bat species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Guyana and Venezuela. Its subgenus Neoplatymops has sometimes been considered a separate genus. If so it would belong to a monotypic genus.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Sampaio, E.; Lim, B. & Peters, S. (2008). "Molossops mattogrossensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 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 12 September 2009