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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Chiroptera
Scientific name  Diclidurus
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Emballonuridae
Higher classification  Emballonurinae
Diclidurus diclidurus DeviantArt
Lower classifications  Northern ghost bat, Greater ghost bat, Lesser ghost bat, Isabelle's ghost bat

Lesser ghost bat diclidurus scutatus captured in the amazon forest

Diclidurus is a genus of bats whose common name is the ghost bats (not to be confused with the Australia Macroderma gigas). Diclidurus all inhabit tropical South America, and D. albus is also found in Mexico and Central America. The fur of these insectivorous bats is white, sometimes with a slight greyish tinge, except D. isabellus, which is partially pale brown. The only other all-white bat is the Honduran white bat, but it is easily distinguished from Diclidurus by its relatively large nose leaf. Diclidurus are poorly known and only infrequently captured, at least in part because they fly high above the ground or in the forest canopy (above the typical height of mist nets used by bat researchers).

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