Buettikofer's epauletted fruit bat

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Buettikofer's Epauletted Fruit Bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Epomops
Species: E. buettikoferi
Binomial name
Epomops buettikoferi
(Matschie, 1899)
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Buettikofer's Epauletted Fruit Bat range

Buettikofer's Epauletted Fruit Bat (Epomops buettikoferi) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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