Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 1288-1291

First record of albinism in the Black mastiff bat Molossus rufus E. Geoffroy, 1805

Rengifo, Edgardo MLinares, VictorDíaz, FabiolaPanaifo, José

Herein we document the first case of albinism in Black Mastiff bat Molossus rufus É. Geoffroy St.-Hilaire, 1805. The specimen was collected in Iquitos City (Northwestern Peru); it was an adult male with ventral and dorsal white pelage, red eyes, and depigmented wing membranes, nose leafs and ears.(AU)