Check List 7(2): 117-119, doi: 10.15560/7.2.117
Mammalia, Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae, Rhogeessa hussoni Genoways and Baker, 1996: distribution extension and taxonomic notes
expand article infoCaroline C. Aires, Fabio O. do Nascimento, Adalberto Césari
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The present note reports new locality records for the bat Rhogeessa hussoni (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), with a distribution extension westwards (Nova Lacerda, Mato Grosso). A second specimen from Ipatinga, Minas Gerais, is also reported, confirming the occurrence of this species in the Atlantic Rainforest. Comments on distinguishing the two Brazilian species of the genus, R. hussoni and R. io, are given.