Sowell's short-tailed bat

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Sowell's short-tailed bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Carollia
Species: C. sowelli
Binomial name
Carollia sowelli
Baker, Solari & Hoffmann, 2002
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Sowell's short-tailed bat range

Sowell's short-tailed bat (Carollia sowelli) is a common bat species in the family Phyllostomidae.[2] It is found from San Luis Potosi (Mexico) through Central America to west Panama. The species is named after American philanthropist James N. Sowell.[3]


  1. ^ Miller, B.; Reid, F.; Arroyo-Cabrales, J.; Cuarón, A.D. & de Grammont, P.C. (2008). "Carollia sowelli". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 October 2010. 
  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. 413. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 385–386. ISBN 978-0-8018-9304-9. OCLC 270129903.