Short-headed broad-nosed bat

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Short-headed broad-nosed bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Platyrrhinus
Species: P. brachycephalus
Binomial name
Platyrrhinus brachycephalus
Rouk & Carter, 1972

The short-headed broad-nosed bat, Platyrrhinus brachycephalus, is a bat species from South America. It is found in Bolivia, northwestern Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Sampaio, E.; Lim, B. & Peters, S. (2008). "Platyrrhinus brachycephalus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 13 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 13 September 2009