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Micronycteris megalotis  (Gray, 1842)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631770

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Phyllophora megalotis Gray, 1842
 
  Common Name(s): little big-eared bat [English]
 
    Little Big-eared Bat [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                           SubfamilyMicronycterinae Van Den Bussche, 1992  
                                              GenusMicronycteris Gray, 1866  
                                                 SubgenusMicronycteris (Micronycteris) Gray, 1866  
                                                    SpeciesMicronycteris megalotis (Gray, 1842) – little big-eared bat, Little Big-eared Bat  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Micronycteris megalotis    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Porter, Calvin A., Steven R. Hoofer, Chrissy A. Cline, Federico G. Hoffmann, and Robert J. Baker  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular phylogenetics of the phyllostomid bat genus Micronycteris with descriptions of two new subgenera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 88, no. 5   
  Page(s): 1205-1215   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.jstor.org/stable/4498769   
  Reference for: Micronycteris megalotis   
       
  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: Micronycteris megalotis, Little Big-eared Bat [English]   
       
  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: Micronycteris megalotis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Micronycteris megalotis, little big-eared bat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Does not include microtis; see Brosset and Charles-Dominique (1990), Simmons (1996), and Simmons and Voss (1998). Does not include mexicana; see Simmons (1996). Does not include homezi; see Simmons and Voss (1998). See Alonso-Mejia and Medellín (1991), but note that these authors included microtis, mexicana, and homezi in megalotis  
 

 

   

 
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