Peters's dwarf epauletted fruit bat

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Peter's Dwarf Epauletted Fruit Bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Micropteropus
Species: M. pusillus
Binomial name
Micropteropus pusillus
(Peters, 1867)
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Peter's Dwarf Epauletted Fruit Bat range

Peter's Dwarf Epauletted Fruit Bat (Micropteropus pusillus) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and moist savanna.

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