Megaderma

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Megaderma
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Megaderma lyra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Megadermatidae
Genus: Megaderma
(E. Geoffroy, 1810)
Species

2 recognized species.

Megaderma is a genus of bat in the Megadermatidae family. It contains the following two species:

Megaderma lyra has a larger wingspan than Megaderma spasma. Members of this genus are found in Southeast Asia, India and Sri Lanka. The ranges of the two species overlap in the Malayan Peninsula, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and along the east coast of India.

References[edit]

  • D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2005: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore