Phyllonycteris obtusa Miller, 1929

Haitian long-tongued bat, Hispaniola flower bat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Phyllonycteris poeyi obtusa Miller, 1929


Treated under Phyllonycteris poeyi obtusa by (Simmons & Cirranello, 2023).


Conservation Status




Haiti, Hispaniola












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