First record of Diphylla ecaudata Spix, 1823 (Phyllostomidae, Desmodontinae) for the state of Amazonas, and update on species distribution in Brazil

Tamily Carvalho Melo dos Santos, Gerson Paulino Lopes


This note records the first capture of Diphylla ecaudata in the state of Amazonas. This is the first record for the central Amazon, filling a gap in its distribution, as well as confirming another of Brazilian state with the presence of the species.


Hairy-legged Vampire Bat; central Amazon; geographical distribution

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