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Potamops Czaplewski 1997 (free-tailed bat)

Mammalia - Molossidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 269565

Etymology: Potamos, greek, river; mops a commonly used root word for molossid genera.

Full reference: N. J. Czaplewski. 1997. Chiroptera. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 410-431

Parent taxon: Molossidae according to N. J. Czaplewski 1997

Sister taxa: Cuvierimops, Eumops, Molossinae, Mormopterus, Nyctinomus, Rhizomops, Tadaridinae, Wallia

Subtaxa: Potamops mascahehenes

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Type: Potamops mascahehenes

Ecology: scansorial insectivore