Nusatenggara short-nosed fruit bat

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Nusatenggara short-nosed fruit bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Cynopterus
Species: C. nusatenggara
Binomial name
Cynopterus nusatenggara
(Kitchener and Maharadatunkamsi, 1991)
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Nusatenggara short-nosed fruit bat range

The Nusatenggara short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus nusatenggara) is a species of megabat within the Pteropodidae family found in Indonesia. It has 3 subspecies:

  • Cynopterus nusatenggara nusatenggara
  • Cynopterus nusatenggara sinagai
  • Cynopterus nusatenggara wetarensis


  • 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