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Pteronotus parnellii.jpg
Pteronotus parnellii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Mormoopidae
Genus: Pteronotus
Gray, 1838

Pteronotus davyi
Pteronotus gymnonotus
Pteronotus macleayii
Pteronotus paraguanensis
Pteronotus parnellii
Pteronotus personatus
Pteronotus pristinus[1]
Pteronotus quadridens

Pteronotus is a genus of bats. Seven extant species have been recognized, as well as one relatively recently extinct species[2]


  1. ^ Mammal Species of the World - Browse: pristinus
  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 13 September 2009 

GUTIERREZ, E.E. & MOLINARI, J. 2008. Morphometrics and taxonomy of bats of the genus Pteronotus (subgenus Phyllodia) in Venezuela. Journal of Mammalogy 89(2): 292-305.