São Tomé collared fruit bat

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Sao Tomé Collared Fruit Bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Myonycteris
Species: M. brachycephala
Binomial name
Myonycteris brachycephala
(Bocage, 1889)
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São Tomé Collared Fruit Bat range

The Sao Tomé Collared Fruit Bat (Myonycteris brachycephala) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to São Tomé and Príncipe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.