Minor epauletted fruit bat

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Minor epauletted fruit bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Epomophorus
Species: E. minor
Binomial name
Epomophorus minor
Dobson 1879[1][2]/1880[3][4]
Synonyms

Little epauletted fruit-bat[5]

The minor epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus minor) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family.[6][7][8] It is found in Zambia, Tanzania,[9] Mozambique and Kenya.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Epomophorus minor Dobson 1879. Ubio.org (2006-04-13). Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  2. ^ Epomophorus minor Dobson 1879. ION: Index to Organism Names. Organismnames.com. Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  3. ^ Epomophorus minor Dobson 1880. Ubio.org (2006-04-13). Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  4. ^ Epomophorus minor Dobson 1880. ION: Index to Organism Names. Organismnames.com. Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  5. ^ Taxonomy browser (Epomophorus minor). Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  6. ^ Epomophorus minor. Ubio.org (2011-10-05). Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  7. ^ Epomophorus minor. ION: Index to Organism Names. Organismnames.com. Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  8. ^ Ethiopian Epauletted Fruit Bat (Epomophorus minor) – Information on Ethiopian Epauletted Fruit Bat – Encyclopedia of Life. Eol.org. Retrieved on 2012-12-31.
  9. ^ Mammals of Tanzania. Fieldmuseum.org. Retrieved on 2012-12-31.

Further reading[edit]

  • Reports on the scientific results of an expedition to the southwestern highlands of Tanganyika Territory. ii. Mammals.
  • Bibliography for "Epomophorus minor"
  • Systematic and taxonomic notes on the Epomophorus anurus-labiatus-minor complex with the description of a new species (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Pteropodidae).
  • Taxonomy and biogeography of African fruit bats (Mammalia, Megachiroptera). 1. General introduction; material and methods; results: the genus Epomophorus Bennett, 1836.
  • Bergmans, W., 1988. Taxonomy and biogeography of African fruit bats (Mammalia, Megachiroptera). 1. General introduction; material and methods; results: the genus Epomophorus Bennett, 1836. Beaufortia 38, 75–146.
  • Bergmans, W. 1997. Taxonomy and biogeography of African fruit bats (Mammalia, Megachiroptera). 5. The genera Lissonycteris Anderson, 1912, Myonycteris Matschie, 1899 and Megaloglossus Pagenstecher, 1885; general remarks and conclusions; annex: Key to all species. Beaufortia 47: 11–90.
  • Boulay, M. C. and C. B. Robbins 1989. Epomophorus gambianus. Mammalian Species, 344:1–5.
  • Kingdon, J. 1984. East African mammals: An atlas of evolution in Africa. (Insectivores and Bats). University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2A:153–156.
  • Kingdon, J. 1997. The Kingdon field guide to African mammals, AP Natural World Academic Press, Harcourt Brace & Company, San Diego, p. 115-116.
  • Nowak, R. M. 1999. Walker's Mammals of the World. Sixth ed. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1:258–260, 281–282.
  • Swynnerton, G. H., and R. W. Hayman. 1951. A checklist of the land mammals of the Tanganyika Territory and the Zanzibar Protectorate. Journal of the East African Natural History Society, 20(6):274–392.
  • Wilson, D. E., and D. M. Reeder (eds.). 2005. Mammal species of the world, a taxonomic and geographic reference, Third ed. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1:323.
  • "Squirrel seen savaging fruit bat" at BBC Earth News