Etymology: from palynein, Greek, to sprinkle, and
phyllon, Greek, leaf; on the presumption that this species
occasionally stuck its nose into flowers and dusted its
noseleaf with pollen.
Full reference: N. J. Czaplewski, M. Takai, T. M. Naeher, N. Shigehara, and T. Setoguchi. 2003. Additional bats from the middle Miocene La Venta fauna of Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciecias exactas, físicas y naturales 27(103):263-282
Subtaxa: Palynephyllum antimaster
Type: Palynephyllum antimaster
Ecology: volant omnivore
Distribution: found only at Duke Locality 22 (Miocene of Colombia)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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