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Desmodus stocki Jones 1958 (vampire bat)

Mammalia - Phyllostomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45613

Synonym: Desmodus magnus Gut 1959 (taxon 45612)

Belongs to Desmodus according to N. J. Czaplewski and W. D. Peachey 2003

Sister taxa: Desmodus archaeodaptes, Desmodus draculae, Desmodus rotundus

Type specimens:

  • Desmodus stocki: LACM (CIT) 3129, a partial skull (cranium lacking post-incisor dentition on the left side, zygomatic arches and auditory bullae)
  • Desmodus magnus: Florida Geological Survey No. V-5935, a mandible (left dentary with C, P3, M1).

Ecology: scansorial insectivore