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Phyllops vetus Anthony, 1917

Cuban fig-eating bat, Lesser falcate-winged bat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

This species is only known from sub-fossil remains.

 

Distribution

Cuba and Isle of Pines

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Anthony, H. E. (1917). A new rabbit and a new bat from Neotropical regions. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 37: 335-337.

 

Other references:

Anthony, H. E. (1919). Mammals collected in eastern Cuba in 1917. With descriptions of two new species. Bulletin of American Museum of Natural History 41: 625-643.

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

Orihuela, Johanset, Viñola, Lázaro W. and Viera, Ricardo A. (2020a). New bat locality records from Cuba with emphasis on the Province of Matanzas. Novitates Caribaea 15: 96-116.

Orihuela, Johanset et al. (2020b). Late Holocene land vertebrate fauna from Cueva de los Nesofontes, Western Cuba: stratigraphy, last appearance dates, diversity and paleoecology. bioRxiv preprint. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.17.909663

Orihuela, Johanset, Pérez Orozco, Leonel, Álvarez Licourt, Jorge L., Viera Muñoz, Ricardo A., and Santana Barani, Candido. (2020c). Late Holocene land vertebrate fauna from Cueva de los Nesofontes, Western Cuba: Stratigraphy, chronology, diversity, and paleoecology. Palaeontologia Electronica, 23(3):a57. https://doi.org/10.26879/995

Silva Taboada, G., and B. W. Woloszyn. (1975). Phyllops vetus (Mammalia: Chiroptera) en Isla de Pinos. Misc. Zool. 1: 3.

Suárez, William and Diaz-Franco, Stephen. (2003). A New Fossil Bat (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from a Quaternary Cave Deposit in Cuba. Caribbean Journal of Science 39(3): 371-377.

Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. 2005 Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.

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