Vampyressa

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Vampyressa
Vampyressa pusilla.jpg
Vampyressa pusilla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Vampyressa
Thomas, 1900

Vampyressa is a genus of bats in the family Phyllostomidae, the leaf-nosed bats. They are known commonly as the yellow-eared bats.[1]

There are five species. Three species were recently moved to the genus Vampyriscus. The two genera are differentiated by the morphology of their bones and teeth and the pattern of their pelage.[1]

Species include:

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