Niceforo's big-eared bat

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Niceforo's big-eared bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Trinycteris
Sanborn, 1949
Species: T. nicefori
Binomial name
Trinycteris nicefori
Sanborn, 1949

Niceforo's big-eared bat (Trinycteris nicefori) is a bat species from South and Central America, ranging from Chiapas to Bolivia and northeastern Brazil.[1] Its habitat is primary and secondary forest at altitudes from sea level to 1000 m.[1] It is crepuscular, being most active in the hour after sunset and before dawn.[1] The species is monotypic within its genus.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Tavares, V. & Burneo, S. (2008). "Trinycteris nicefori". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  2. ^ 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. p. 411. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.