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Molossus currentium  Thomas, 1901
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946104

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Thomas's Mastiff Bat [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                     SuperfamilyVespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyMolossidae Gervais, 1856 – free-tailed bats  
                                           SubfamilyMolossinae Gervais, 1856  
                                              GenusMolossus E. Geoffroy, 1805 – velvety free-tailed bats  
                                                 SpeciesMolossus currentium Thomas, 1901 – Thomas's Mastiff Bat  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Molossus currentium bondae J. A. Allen, 1904 – Bonda mastiff bat 
                                                    Subspecies Molossus currentium currentium Thomas, 1901  
                                                    Subspecies Molossus currentium robustus López-González and Presley, 2001  
       

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  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: Molossus currentium, Thomas's Mastiff Bat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) - Lower Risk (lc) as M. bondae  
    Comments: This species was formerly known as bondae, but currentium (previously listed as a junior synonym of molossus) is an earlier name; see López-González and Presley (2001). Subspecies nomenclature revised by López-González and Presley (2001). Also see Burnett et al. (2001)  
 

 

   

 
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