Vampyriscus nymphaea

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Vampyriscus nymphaea
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Vampyriscus
Species: V. nymphaea
Binomial name
Vampyriscus nymphaea
Thomas, 1909

Vampyressa nymphaea

Vampyriscus nymphaea is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae, the leaf-nosed bats. It is known commonly as the striped yellow-eared bat. It is native to Central and South America, where it occurs in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panama,[1] and Honduras.[2]


  1. ^ Tavares, V., Muñoz, A., Rodriguez, B. & Arroyo-Cabrales, J. 2015. Vampyriscus nymphaea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 02 March 2016.
  2. ^ Mora, J. M., Marineros, L., & López, L. I. (2014). First record of the striped yellow-eared bat, Vampyriscus nymphaea,(Stenodermatinae, Phyllostomidae) in Honduras. Caribbean Journal of Science, 48(1), 49-51.