White-bellied yellow bat

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white-bellied yellow bat
Scotophilus leucogaster - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria - Genoa, Italy - DSC02555.JPG
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Scotophilus
Species: S. leucogaster
Binomial name
Scotophilus leucogaster
Cretzschmar, 1826

The white-bellied yellow bat (Scotophilus leucogaster) is a species of vesper bat. It can be found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. It is found in dry and moist savanna.


  1. ^ Griffin, M. (2004). Scotophilus leucogaster. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 9 July 2007.