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Article Title

A New Subspecies of Funnel-Eared Bat (Natalus Stramineus) From Western Venezuela

Volume

70

Issue

2

First Page

81

Last Page

84

Abstract

A new subspecies of the funnel-eared bat Natalus stramineus is described from a cave in the Guasare river, Zulia, Venezuela. On the basis of palatal Structure, the 3 recognized subspecies of N. major are assigned In N. stramineus. The species status of N. tumidirostris and its possible synonymy with N. stramineus are also discussed. Additional records of N. t. continentis from northern Venezuela are included.