Monophyllus plethodon frater Anthony, 1917:565

Puerto Rican long-nosed bat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Monophyllus frater Anthony, 1917:565


Conservation Status




Puerto Rico












Original scientific description:

Anthony, H. E. (1917). Two New Fossil Bats from Puerto Rico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 1917: 565-568.


Other references:

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]

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

Genoways, Hugh H., Pedersen, Scott C., Phillips, Carelton J., and GorIdon, Linda K. (2007). Bats of Anguilla, Northern Lesser Antilles. In Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University (Number 270: 19 October 2007).

Goodwin, Harry A. and Goodwin, J. M. (1973). List of mammals which have become extinct or are possibly extinct since 1600. Int. Union Conserv. Nat. Occas. Pap. 8: 1-20.

Homan, Jacqueline A. and Jones, J. Knox Jr. (1975). Monophyllus plethodon. Mammalian Species 58: 1-2, 3 figs.

Schwartz, A., and J. K. Jones, Jr. (1967). Bredin-Archbold Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica. 7. Review of bats of the endemic Antillean genus Monophyllus. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 124(3635):1-20.


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