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Stenoderma rufum anthonyi Choate & Birney, 1968

Anthony's red fruit bat (proposed), Anthony's red fig-eating bat (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of Stenoderma rufum darioi by (Wilson & Reeder, 2005).

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: subfossil (Holocene?)

 

Distribution

Puerto Rico

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Choate, Jerry R. and Birney, Elmer C. (1968). Sub-Recent Insectivora and Chiroptera from Puerto Rico, with the Description of a New Bat of the Genus Stenoderma. Journal of Mammalogy 49(3): 400-412. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Genoways, Hugh H. and Baker, Robert J. (1972). Stenoderma rufum. Mammalian Species 18: 1-4, 4 figs.

Jones, J. Knox Jnr., Genoways, Hugh H. and Baker, Robert J. (1971). Morphological variation in Stenoderma rufum. Journal of Mammalogy 52(1): 244-247.

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

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/6519/stenoderma-rufum-anthonyi-anthonys-fruit

 

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