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Platyrrhinus  Saussure, 1860
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631366

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): broad-nosed bats [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyNoctilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyPhyllostomidae Gray, 1825 – New World leaf-nosed bats  
                                           SubfamilyStenodermatinae Gervais, 1856  
                                              TribeStenodermatini Gervais, 1856 – fruit bats  
                                                 SubtribeVampyressina Baker, Solari, Cirranello and Simmons, 2016  
                                                    GenusPlatyrrhinus Saussure, 1860 – broad-nosed bats  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus albericoi Velazco, 2005 – Alberico's Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus angustirostris Velazco, Gardner and Patterson, 2010 – Slender Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus aquilus (Handley and Ferris, 1972) – Darien Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus aurarius (Handley and Ferris, 1972) – Eldorado Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus brachycephalus (Rouk and Carter, 1972) – Short-headed Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus dorsalis (Thomas, 1900) – Thomas's Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus fusciventris Velazco, Gardner and Patterson, 2010 – Brown-bellied Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus guianensis Velazco and Lim, 2014 – Guianan Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus helleri (Peters, 1866) – Heller's Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus incarum (Thomas, 1912) – Incan Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus infuscus (Peters, 1880) – Buffy Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus ismaeli Velazco, 2005 – Ismael's Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus lineatus (E. Geoffroy, 1810) – White-lined Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus masu Velazco, 2005 – Quechuan Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus matapalensis Velazco, 2005 – Matapalo Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus nitelinea Velazco and Gardner, 2009 – Western Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus recifinus (Thomas, 1901) – Recife Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus umbratus (Lyon, 1902) – Shadowy Broad-nosed Bat 
                                                       Species Platyrrhinus vittatus (Peters, 1860) – Greater Broad-nosed Bat 

  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Platyrrhinus    
  Other Source(s):    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baker, Robert J., Steven R. Hoofer, Calvin A. Porter, and Ronald A. Van Den Bussche  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Diversification among New World Leaf-nosed Bats: an evolutionary hypothesis and classification inferred from digenomic congruence of DNA sequence   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Occasional Papers of the Museum of Texas Tech University, no. 230   
  Page(s): 1-32   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0149-175X   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Platyrrhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cirranello, Andrea, Nancy B. Simmons, Sergio Solari, and Robert J. Baker  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Morphological diagnoses of higher-level phyllostomid taxa (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Acta Chiropterologica, vol. 18, no. 1   
  Page(s): 39-71   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1508-1109   
  Notes: doi: 10.3161/15081109ACC2016.18.1.002   
  Reference for: Platyrrhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gardner, Alfred L., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammals of South America, Vol. 1: Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats   
  Page(s): xx + 669   
  Publisher: University of Chicago Press   
  Publication Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-226-28240-6   
  Reference for: Platyrrhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Simmons, Nancy B. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Chiroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 312-529   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Platyrrhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, D. E., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 9: Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Reference for: Platyrrhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Platyrrhinus   

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