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New distributional record of the rare endemic Peruvian Tomopeas ravus Miller, 1900 (Chiroptera, Molossidae, Tomopeatinae)

Hugo Zamora, Cesar Medina, Alain Escobar, Yamileth Arteaga, Richard Cadenillas and Paúl M. Velazco
From the journal Mammalia

Abstract

The present study reports the southernmost record of Tomopeas ravus and the first capture of this species after more than 30 years since the last known report. This record extends the distribution of the species approximately 230 km south of the current known distributional range.


Corresponding author: Hugo Zamora, Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa, Av. A. Carrión s/n, Arequipa, Peru, e-mail:

Acknowledgments

We thank the Center for Conservation Education and Sustainability of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the company PERU LNG for their commitment to the conservation of the biodiversity of Peru. We are grateful to Jessica Light and Bruce D. Patterson for their help in the development of this study. For critical comments on an early draft of this manuscript, we thank Kerry Kline and two anonymous reviewers. This is publication #13 of the Peru Biodiversity Program of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

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Received: 2013-1-14
Accepted: 2013-7-31
Published Online: 2013-8-30
Published in Print: 2014-5-1

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