Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat

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Malaita Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Nyctimene
Species: N. malaitensis
Binomial name
Nyctimene malaitensis
Phillips, 1968
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Malaita Tube-nosed Fruit Bat range

The Malaita Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (Nyctimene malaitensis) is a species of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic only to the islands of Malaita and Makira (formerly known as San Cristóbal) in the Solomon Islands.[1]


  1. ^ a b Hamilton, S. (2008). "Nyctimene malaitensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 January 2014.