Eastern tube-nosed bat
|Eastern tube-nosed bat|
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The eastern or Queensland tube-nosed bat (Nyctimene robinsoni) is a megabat in the family Pteropodidae that lives in north-eastern Australia. N. robinsoni is one of the few species in Pteropodidae that roosts solitarily. They get their common name from their raised tubular nostrils which is unlike most other species in the family. They are a deep brown with gray heads and sparse yellow spotting.
- Spencer, H.J., Fleming, T.H. 1989, "Roosting and Foraging Behaviour of the Queensland Tube-nosed Bat, Nyctimene robinsoni (Pteropodidae): preliminary Radio-tracking Observations", Australian Wildlife Research, Vol.16, 413–420.
- "Eastern Tube-nosed Bat – profile". Department of Environment and Conservation, Dec. 2005, accessed 7 September 2006 from .