Luzon fruit bat

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Luzon Fruit Bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Otopteropus
Species: O. cartilagonodus
Binomial name
Otopteropus cartilagonodus
Kock, 1969
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Luzon Fruit Bat range

The Luzon Fruit Bat (Otopteropus cartilagonodus) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Otopteropus.[citation needed] It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ong, P., Rosell-Ambal, G. & Tabaranza, B. & Heaney, L., Duya, P., Gonzalez, J.C. & Balete, D. 2008. Otopteropus cartilagonodus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 08 September 2013.

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