Cubanycteris silvai Mancina & García-Rivera

Silva’s Leaf-nosed Bat (Cubanycteris silvai)

Silva’s Leaf-nosed Bat was described in 2005 based on (sub)fossil remains recovered from the deposits of a cave in the Pinar del Río province of Cuba; these remains, however, may be of Late Pleistocene age, and the species is so far just mentioned here for the sake of completeness. [1]



[1] Carlos A. Mancina; Lainet García-Rivera: New genus and species of fossil bat (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from Cuba. Caribbean Journal of Science 41(1): 22-27. 2005


edited: 23.01.2020