Rufous dog-faced bat

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Rufous dog-faced bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Molossidae
Genus: Molossops
Species: M. neglectus
Binomial name
Molossops neglectus
Williams & Genoways, 1980[2]
Molossops neglectus map.svg

The rufous dog-faced bat (Molossops neglectus), is a bat species from South America. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Peru and Suriname.[5]


  1. ^ Barquez, R.; Diaz, M. (2016). "Molossops neglectus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T13641A22108928.
  2. ^ Williams, Stephen L.; Genoways, Hugh H. (1980). "Results of the Alcoa Foundation-Suriname Expeditions. IV. A New Species of Bat of the Genus Molossops (Mammalia: Molossidae)". Annals of Carnegie Museum. 49 (25): 487–498. BHL page 52334711.
  3. ^ Tuttle, Merlin D. (1970). "Distribution and Zoogeography of Peruvian Bats, with Comments on Natural History". The University of Kansas Science Bulletin. 49 (2): 79.
  4. ^ Eger, Judith L. (2007). "Family Molossidae P. Gervais, 1856". In Gardner, Alfred L. Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Mammals of South America. 1. p. 417. doi:10.7208/chicago/9780226282428.001.0001.
  5. ^ 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, archived from the original on 12 December 2012, retrieved 12 September 2009

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