Steadfast tube-nosed fruit bat

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Steadfast Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Paranyctimene
Species: P. tenax
Binomial name
Paranyctimene tenax
Bergmans, 2001

The Steadfast Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (Paranyctimene tenax tenax) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.


  • "Mammals described from the Papuan region between 1995 and 2010." [1]
  • Wilson, Don E. and DeeAnn M. Reeder. (2005). Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference, Volume 1. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.