Desmodus stocki Jones 1958 (vampire bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Phyllostomidae

Synonym: Desmodus magnus Gut 1959

Belongs to Desmodus according to N. J. Czaplewski and W. D. Peachey 2003

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Rabon et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Desmodus archaeodaptes, Desmodus draculae, Desmodus rotundus

Type specimens:

  • Desmodus stocki: LACM (CIT) 3129, a partial skull (cranium lacking post-incisor dentition on the left side, zygomatic arches and auditory bullae)
  • Desmodus magnus: Florida Geological Survey No. V-5935, a mandible (left dentary with C, P3, M1).

Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Arizona, California, Florida, New Mexico, West Virginia collections)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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