Great stripe-faced bat

The great stripe-faced bat, Vampyrodes caraccioli, is a bat species from South and Central America, where it is found from southern Mexico to Bolivia and northwestern Brazil, as well as on Trinidad.[1][2] The great stripe-faced bat is a frugivore. It is monotypic within the genus Vampyrodes.

Great stripe-faced bat
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Vampyrodes
Thomas, 1900
V. caraccioli
Binomial name
Vampyrodes caraccioli
Thomas, 1889
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  1. ^ a b Miller, B.; Reid, F.; Arroyo-Cabrales, J.; Cuarón, A.D.; de Grammont, P.C. (2016). "Vampyrodes caraccioli". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T88151904A22060515. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T88151904A22060515.en.
  2. ^ Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Chiroptera", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M. (eds.), Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 312–529, ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0, retrieved 13 September 2009