New records of phyllostomid bats for the state of Mato Grosso and for the Cerrado of Midwestern Brazil (Mammalia: Chiroptera)

Nathália Siqueira Veríssimo Louzada, Anne Caruliny do Monte Lima, Leila Maria Pessôa, José Luis Passos Cordeiro, Luiz Flamarion Barbosa Oliveira


We report new records of eight species of phyllostomid bats for the state of Mato Grosso. Two of them, Micronycteris microtis and Platyrrhinus bra­chycephalus, also represent new records for the Cerrado biome. Furthermore, we provide measurements and comment on their taxonomy and conservation. With these records, the Mato Grosso state and the Cerrado biome currently comprises 92 and 103 species of bats, respectively.


bats; Cerrado; conservation; taxonomy; distribution.

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