Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
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|Specimens with Barcodes:||301||Public BINs:||2|
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Molossus is a genus of bats. The genus contains ten species with a New World distribution from Mexico in the north to northern Argentina at its most southerly limit. Four of these species have distributions that include various islands in the West Indies such as Puerto Rico or Trinidad.
- Molossus alvarezi
- Molossus ater
- Molossus aztecus
- Molossus barnesi
- Molossus coibensis
- Molossus currentium
- Molossus molossus
- Molossus pretiosus
- Molossus rufus
- Molossus sinaloae
- Molossus trinitatis
- "Molossus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 28 January 2009.
- Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Chiroptera", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 312–529, ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0, retrieved 29 September 2009
- The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region by J. D. Skinner, ISBN 0-521-84418-5, 2006, p. 277, "The name of the [free-tailed bats] family is derived from the Greek molossus, a kind of dog used by Greek shepherds in ancient times."
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