Acerodon

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Acerodon
Golden crowned fruit bat.jpg
Acerodon jubatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Acerodon
Jourdan, 1837
Species

A. celebensis
A. humilis
A. jubatus
A. leucotis
A. mackloti

Acerodon is a genus of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It contains five species, all native to forests in Southeast Asia, and all except one threatened. They are closely related to Pteropus.[1]

Species[edit]

Genus Acerodon

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simmons, N. B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 312–529. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.