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Macrotus (leaf-nosed bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Phyllostomidae

Taxonomy
Macrotus was named by Gray (1843) [non Macrotus Leach 1816 (nomen nudum)]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Phyllostomatidae by Palmer (1904).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Macrotus Gray
1904Macrotus Palmer p. 802

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderChiropteraBlumenbach 1779
familyPhyllostomidaeGray 1825
genusMacrotusGray 1843

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available