Greater Ghost Bat (Diclidurus ingens)

Greater Ghost Bat
The Greater Ghost Bat. (Photo: Jesus Molinari)

The Greater Ghost Bat was discovered by Hernandez-Camacho in 1955. It inhabits Brazil, Venezuela, South-east Colombia and Guyana. It is currently (2003) listed as a vulnerable species. This particular species also inhabits Peru.

Very few reportings of this particular bat species have been uncovered. It is from the Diclidurus family of bats.

Brazil has 138 identified bat species, however very little research has been carried out on some of the species. This particular species is one of those, as it is rare to find this particular species of bat.

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