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Stripe-headed round-eared bat (Tonita saurophila)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Subfamily: Phyllostominae
Genus: Tonatia
Gray, 1827

Tonatia is a small genus of South and Central American phyllostomid bats. [1]


Greater round-eared bat, Tonatia bidensSpix, 1823
Stripe-headed round-eared bat, Tonatia saurophilaKoopman & Williams, 1951

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  1. 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 4 October 2009