Spix's disk-winged bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Thyropteridae
Species : Thyroptera tricolor
The Spix's disk-winged bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the SpixA young / baby of a Spix is called a 'pup'. A Spix group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
CountriesBelize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela
Facts about the Spix's disk-winged bat
It is interesting to note that a remarkably similar bat, the New World sucker-footed bat (Thyroptera tricolor) is found in Central and South America.
ITIS TNS Google MSN Thyroptera tricolor is one of two species in the family Thyropteridae, more commonly known as the Disc-winged Bats or New World Sucker-footed Bats. (Full text)More animals beginning with S