Mormoops is a genus of bat in the family Mormoopidae.[1] It contains the following species:

Antillean ghost-faced bat's face by Ernst Haeckel (1904)
(Mormoops blainvillii)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Mormoopidae
Genus: Mormoops
Leach, 1821


  1. Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Chiroptera", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M. (eds.), 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 25 September 2009

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