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Lasiurus xanthinus

 western yellow bat (Vespertilionidae)
 Lasiurus xanthinus
 western yellow bat

 Family Name: Vespertilionidae
 Genus: Lasiurus
 Species Name: xanthinus

 Pronunciation: lay-zee-your-us zan-thigh-nuss        
 Common Name: western yellow bat

Approximate Range

Source: IUCN Red List

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