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Lonchorhina aurita

Tomes's sword-nosed bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Lonchorhina
Species: L. aurita
Binomial name
Lonchorhina aurita
Tomes, 1863

Tomes's sword-nosed bat (Lonchorhina aurita) is a bat species from South and Central America. It is also found in the Bahamas, as is known only from one specimen collected on the island of New Providence.


  • Chiroptera Specialist Group 1996. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 October 2008.
  • Infonatura
  • Anthony W. White. 1998. A birder's guide to the Bahama Islands. American Birding Association, Inc (USA). p252.
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