White-winged dog-like bat

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White-winged dog-like bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Peropteryx
Species: P. leucoptera
Binomial name
Peropteryx leucoptera
Peters, 1867
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White-winged dog-like bat range

The white-winged dog-like bat (Peropteryx leucoptera) is a bat species from South America. It is found in northern Brazil, southeastern Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, eastern Peru, Surinam and Venezuela.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Sampaio, E.; Lim, B. & Peters, S. (2008). "Peropteryx leucoptera". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 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 12 September 2009