Pteronotus pristinus Silva-Taboada, 1974:49

Pristine moustached bat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Holocene?















Original scientific description:

Silva-Taboada, G. (1974). Fossil Chiroptera from cave deposits in central Cuba, with descriptions of two new species (genera Pteronotus and Mormoops) and the first West Indian record of Mormoops megalophylla. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 19: 33-73. [p. 34-73?]


Other references:

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Ignacio Ramos García and Rafael Borroto Páez. (2000). Ejemplares tipo de mamíferos en colecciones cubanas. Orsis 15: 75-89.

Silva-Taboada, G. 1979. Los murciélagos de Cuba. Editorial Academia, 423 pp.

Simmons, N. B., and T. Conway. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships of mormoopid bats (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae) based on morphological data. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 258: 1-98.

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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