Pygmy bamboo bat

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Pygmy bamboo bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Tylonycteris
Species: T. pygmaeus
Binomial name
Tylonycteris pygmaeus
Feng, Li e Wang, 2008[1]

The pygmy bamboo bat, Tylonycteris pygmaeus, is a species of vesper bat in the Vespertilionidae family. It is found in Southwest China.[2] The species is around 4 cm long and weighs between 2.6 and 3.5 grammes.[3]


  1. ^ Feng, Q.; Li, S.; Wang, Y. (2008). "A new species of bamboo bat (Chiroptera:Vespertilionidae: Tylonycteris) from southwestern China". Zoological science 25 (2): 225-234.
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  3. ^ Libiao Zhang (September 2008). "China’s Tiny Bats". e-newsletter (Bat Conservation International) 6 (9): 1. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Feng, Qing, Song Li, Yingxiang Wang, New Species of Bamboo Bat (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae: Tylonycteris) from Southwestern China. Zoological Science 25(2): 225–234. 2008. Zoological Society of Japan. doi:10.2108/zsj.25.225