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Phyllostomus hastatus, Spear-nosed bat
Dr. Nancy Simmons - American Museum of Natural History
Phyllostomus hastatus
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American Museum of Natural History (AMNH 239876)

Image processing: Ms. Wendy Robertson
Publication Date: 19 Nov 2004

Specimens: whole specimen | head only


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About the Species

This specimen (AMNH 239876) was collected from Peru, in the Oxapampa Province. It was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Nancy Simmons of the American Museum of Natural History. Funding for scanning was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe.

About this Specimen

The specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 24 December 2003 along the coronal axis for a total of 1107 slices, each slice 0.094 mm thick with an interslice spacing of 0.094 mm.

About the


Cruz-Neto, A., T. Garland, Jr., and A. S. Abe. 2001. Diet, phylogeny, and basal metabolic rate in phyllostomid bats. Zoology 104:49-58.

Santos, M., L. F. Aguirre, L. B. Vázquez, and J. Ortega. 2003. Phyllostomus hastatus. Mammalian Species 722:1-6.


Information and images of Phyllostumus on the Animal Diversity Web (Univ. of Michigan Museum of Zoology).

Images and video of P. hastatus on Batkey.

& Links

None available.


To cite this page: Dr. Nancy Simmons, 2004, "Phyllostomus hastatus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 26, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Phyllostomus_hastatus_curaca/head/.

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