Tadarida brasiliensis Geoffroy 1824 (Mexican free-tailed bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Molossidae

Alternative combination: Nyctinomus brasiliensis

Belongs to Tadarida according to D. R. Rabon et al. 2000

See also Dalquest and Roth 1970, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Martin 1972

Sister taxa: Tadarida aurispinosa, Tadarida constantinei, Tadarida engesseri, Tadarida laticaudata, Tadarida leptognatha, Tadarida rusingae, Tadarida teniotis

Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), the Bahamas (1), Brazil (1), Mexico (1), United States (5: Florida, New Mexico, Texas, West Virginia)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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