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Pteronotus pristinus  Silva-Taboada, 1974
Taxonomic Serial No.: 946076

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Pristine Mustached Bat [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyNoctilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyMormoopidae Saussure, 1860 – ghost-faced bats, moustached bats, naked-backed bats  
                                           GenusPteronotus Gray, 1838 – moustached bats, naked-backed bats  
                                              SubgenusPteronotus (Phyllodia) Gray, 1843  
                                                 SpeciesPteronotus pristinus Silva-Taboada, 1974 – Pristine Mustached Bat  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Simmons, Nancy B. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Chiroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 312-529   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Pteronotus pristinus, Pristine Mustached Bat [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Taboada, Gilbert Silva  
  Publication Date: 1974   
  Article/Chapter Title: Fossil Chiroptera from Cave Deposits in Dentral Cuba, with Description of Two New Species (Genera Pteronotus and Mormoops) and the First West Indian Record of Mormoops megalophylla   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia, vol. 19, no. 3   
  Page(s): 33-73   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2299-6060   
  Notes: Online ISSN: 2300-0163   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  



  Comment: Status: Extinct; IUCN 2003 - Not evaluated; not considered in IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001)  
    Comments: Subgenus Phyllodia. Known only from subfossils, but found in the same sedimentary deposits as remains of many extant bat species (Silva-Taboada, 1974, 1979). Morphology and phylogenetic relationships discussed by Simmons and Conway (2001)  



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