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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Peropteryx
Peters, 1867
Type species
Vespertilio caninus
Wied-Newied, 1821

Peropteryx kappleri
Peropteryx leucoptera
Peropteryx macrotis
Peropteryx pallidoptera
Peropteryx trinitatis

Peropteryx is a genus of 5 species of bat in the family Emballonuridae,[1] namely:


  1. ^ 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 28 September 2009 
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