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Field Guide to Amazonian Bats

Vespertilionidae (Evening bats)

1a. Ears large 28–32 mm.

Histiotus

1b. Ears small < 27 mm. 2a. Uropatagium furry.

Lasiurus

2b. Uropatagium bare. 3a. Two upper incisors.

Rhogeessa

3b. Four upper incisors. 4a. No gap after upper canine; tragus somewhat curved.

Eptesicus

4b. Gap after upper canine; tragus straight and pointed.

Myotis

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Field Guide to Amazonian Bats  

Do you think identifying bats in Europe or in North America is difficult? Well, try it in the Amazon The planet’s green lung is home to the...

Field Guide to Amazonian Bats  

Do you think identifying bats in Europe or in North America is difficult? Well, try it in the Amazon The planet’s green lung is home to the...

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