Desmodus Wied-Neuwied 1826 (vampire bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Phyllostomidae

Parent taxon: Desmodontinae according to L. O. Salles et al. 2006

See also Czaplewski and Peachey 2003, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Rabon et al. 2000

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Desmodus archaeodaptes Desmodus draculae Desmodus rotundus Desmodus stocki

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), United States (11: Arizona, California, Florida, New Mexico, West Virginia), Venezuela (2)

Total: 15 collections including 18 occurrences

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