Lord Howe long-eared bat

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Lord Howe long-eared bat
Conservation status

Critically endangered, possibly extinct (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Nyctophilus
Species: N. howensis
Binomial name
Nyctophilus howensis
McKean, 1975

The Lord Howe long-eared bat (Nyctophilus howensis) is a species of vesper bat. It is known only from a single skull found on Lord Howe Island in 1972 and dated to the twentieth century. It may thus be extinct; if not it is certainly endangered.

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