Taxon profile


Yellow-winged Bat
Lavia frons (É. Geoffroy, 1810)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Chiroptera - bats »  family Megadermatidae - vampire bats »  genus Lavia

Scientific synonyms

Megaderma frons E. Geoffroy, 1810

Least Concern


Intertaxon relationships

predator: Macheiramphus alcinus Bonaparte, 1850 - Bat Hawk, Toxicodryas blandingii (Hallowell, 1844)

parasite: Raymondia planiceps Jobling, 1930, Echidnophaga aethiops Jordan & Rothschild, 1906, Nycteriglyphus laviae Fain, 1970, Alabidocarpus laviae Fain, 1976, Psorergatoides laviae Fain, 1959

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Lavia frons affinis K. Andersen & Wroughton, 1907

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subspecies Lavia frons frons (E. Geoffroy, 1810)
subspecies Lavia frons rex (Miller, 1905)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [11378]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Lavia frons (É. Geoffroy, 1810)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Lavia frons E. Geoffroy, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Lavia frons (E. Geoffroy, 1810)]

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