Mormops megalophylla Peters, 1864

Turni, Hendrik & Kock, Dieter, 2008, Type specimens of bats (Chiroptera: Mammalia) in the collections of the Museum f r Naturkunde, Berlin, Zootaxa 1869 (1), pp. 1-82 : 42

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1869.1.1

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scientific name

Mormops megalophylla Peters, 1864
status

 

Mormops megalophylla Peters, 1864

Peters, W.C.H. (1864) Über einige neue Säugethiere ( Mormops , Macrotus , Vesperus , Molossus, Capromys ), Amphibien ( Platydactylus, Otocryptis, Euprepes, Ungalia, Dromicus, Tropidontus, Xenodon, Hylodes ) und Fische ( Sillago, Sebastes, Channa, Myctophum, Carassius, Barbus, Capoeta, Poecilia, Saurenchelys, Leptocephalus ). Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1864: 381 [381–399].

Valid name: Mormoops megalophylla (Peters, 1864)

Holotype or syntype (marked with type *): ZMB 2826 View Materials , body in alcohol, skull extracted, female, adult; according to the catalogue entry by Peters from Parrás, [Coahuila], Mexico; acquired from Schneider.

Comment: The description by Peters contains no information on the number of specimens examined. The type locality was restricted to “Parras, Tehuantepec, Oaxaca ” by Goodwin (1969: 55), based on Alston (1879 – 1882: 37), who referred to the ZMB specimen [Van Cakenberghe pers. comm.].

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Chiroptera

Family

Mormoopidae

Genus

Mormops