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1 December 2003 First Description of a Tent Used by Platyrrhinus helleri(Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)
Jose G. Tello, Paul M. Velazco
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Jose G. Tello and Paul M. Velazco "First Description of a Tent Used by Platyrrhinus helleri(Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)," Acta Chiropterologica 5(2), 269-276, (1 December 2003).
Received: 6 January 2003; Accepted: 30 April 2003; Published: 1 December 2003
Eirmocephala megaphylla
Platyrrhinus helleri
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