Check List 16(5): 1133-1137, doi: 10.15560/16.5.1133
First record of Promops centralis Thomas, 1915 (Chiroptera, Molossidae) in Santa Fe province, Argentina
expand article infoMaría Eugenia Montani, Andrés Alberto Pautasso§, María Mónica Díaz|
‡ Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales Dr. A. Gallardo, Rosario, Argentina§ Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales "Florentino Ameghino", Santa Fe, Argentina| Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucuman, Argentina¶ CONICET (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas), San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
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We present the first record of Promops centralis Thomas, 1915 for Santa Fe province, Argentina. This species was previously known in Argentina only from Formosa province. This new record adds a second province to the distribution of this species in Argentina and a new ecoregion, the Espinal. Furthermore, this record extends the distribution area of P. centralis by almost 610 km to the south and increase to 24 the number of bats species in Santa Fe province.

Big Crested Mastiff Bat, central-eastern Argentina, distribution, Espinal, range extension